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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6138 - Hesquiaht Language Program

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6138
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Layla Rorick
Job Title: 
Administrator
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Hesquiaht Language Program
Phone: 
2508868818
Email: 
chuuway@gmail.com
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2016/2017
Funding Application Type: 
Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Language comment: 
Hesquiaht
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
youth want to learn; Victoria has 3 fluent elders 90% of Hesquiaht population live off reserve One youth, Sandra Jim, said, "we need to learn from our elders before they pass"
Challenges: 
finding a place big enough to run language classes that the youth want so much 90% of Hesquiaht population live off reserve having the classes on a regular basis and in familiar settings