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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6130 - Chalo School

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6130
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2016/2017
Funding Application Type: 
Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Language comment: 
The people of Fort Nelson First Nation are also Cree speakers.
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
Sharing the opportunity to revitalize the Dene and Cree language and culture in the traditional territory of Fort Nelson First Nation in a relevant and meaningful land based educational environment.
Challenges: 
The community consists of two language groups, Dene and Cree. Its often challenging to balance the revitalization of both languages in a respectful and culturally relevent manner. Additional challenges also include access to fluent speakers, who feel comfortable sharing their knowledge of the language.