Language Needs Assessment: Ditidaht First Nation

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2007
Language: Diitiidʔaatx̣
Dialect: Ditidaht-BASE


Ditidaht First Nation
J. Pearson, Principal

This project will serve the following communities:

Ditidaht First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 210
Population off reserve: 429
Total Population: 639
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 9
Age groups that speak the language fluently ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 6
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 626
Number of people learning the language 70
Age groups that are learning the language (), ()

Total Number 639