Language Needs Assessment: Fort Nelson First Nation

Funding Applcation: BCLI
Assessment Year: 2006
Language: Dene K’e


Fort Nelson First Nation
Theresa Fincaryk, Cutural Revitalization Manager

This project will serve the following communities:

Fort Nelson First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2004, December
Population on reserve: 335
Population off reserve: 262
Total Population: 597
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 45
Age groups that speak the language fluently (), (), ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 8
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (), (), (), ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 472
Number of people learning the language 72
Age groups that are learning the language (), (), (), (), (), (), (), (), (), ()

Total Number 597