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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6068 - Port Alberni Friendship Center

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6068
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Jackie Wells
Job Title: 
Family & Health Services Team Leader
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Port Alberni Friendship Center
Phone: 
(250) 723-8281
Fax: 
(250) 723-1877
Email: 
jwells@pafriendshipcenter.com
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2016/2017
Funding Application Type: 
Pre-school Language Nest
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Dialect: 
ḥišʷiiʔatḥ
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
Creating a Language Nest within our newly constructed daycare ʔiiḥmisuk t’aatn’aʔis we will provide a culturally rich environment for young children and increase fluency of the nuučaan’uł language. We will create strong inter-generational connections and increase and maintain cultural connections for children in care.
Challenges: 
At this point, we do not anticipate any challenges to implement the Language Nest as we have fully committed Speakers with excellent experience. As well, the Port Alberni Friendship Center is fully committed to deliver the Language Nest and supporting the Elders, Speakers and children to ensure success of the program.