Language Needs Assessment: Little Shuswap Indian Band

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2006
Language: SecwepemctsĂ­n


Little Shuswap Indian Band
Brenda Robinson, Program Consultant

This project will serve the following communities:

Skwlax (Little Shuswap)

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2004, September
Population on reserve: 179
Population off reserve: 89
Total Population: 268
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 7
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 31
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language 115
Number of people learning the language 26
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 179