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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6114 - Kwikwetlem First Nation

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6114
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Liz Charyna
Job Title: 
Fund Development - Language
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Kwikwetlem First Nation
Phone: 
604-540-0680
Email: 
liz@kwikwetlem.com
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2016/2017
Funding Application Type: 
Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Language and Dialect Information
Language comment: 
hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (downriver dialect)
Dialect: 
downriver dialect
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
There are no fluent speakers hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ at Kwikwetlem First Nation. Kwikwetlem has gained strength to revitalize by partnering with the Intercomunity hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Language Revitalization Committee
Challenges: 
There are no fluent hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speakers in the community. The community is very small and they do not have a Language Coordinator. Lack of funding and resources to move language revitalization forward.