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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6236 - Xaxli'p

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6236
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2017/2018
Funding Application Type: 
Language Revitalization Planning Program
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Language comment: 
ONE OF THE INTERIOR SALISH LANGUAGES AND HAS BEEN DISTIGUISHED AS HAVING TWO DIALECTS, THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH. XAXLI’P SHARE THE SAME NORTHERN DIALECT AS: T’IT’QUET, SEKW’EL’WAS, XWISTEN, TS’KWAY’LAXC AND TSAL’ALP.
Dialect: 
ST"AT"IMCETS
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
: To plan, develop and implement cultural, customary and traditional activities and events that promote and enhance the use the St'at'imc language eg: fishing, plants and medicines, hunting and survival techniques, crafts, net making, spiritual teachings, traditional games, etc. : to promote and enhance the participation and interaction of Xaxli"p members to St'at'imc songs, dance and ceremonies. : to promote and enhance the collection and storage of St'at' imc historical documentation and artifacts (repatriation).
Challenges: 
: Limited funding access : limited time frame : access to historical archival information ( museums, etc) : limited language teachers ( written and oral history of St'at'imc language)