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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6302 - Upper Nicola Band

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6302
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Collette Sunday
Job Title: 
Band Administrator
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Upper Nicola Band
Phone: 
(250) 350-3342
Fax: 
(250) 350 -3311
Email: 
admin@uppernicola.com
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2018/2019
Funding Application Type: 
Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Dialect: 
North - Spaxomin
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
In 2016-2021 UNB Strategic Plan, one of the Priorities is Cultural Identity. This priority identifies goals to increase the use of our language. UNB Chief and Council have provided some funding in 2017-18 for Year for UNB to develop the UNB Nsyilxcen CAN-8 Virtual-lab. We have hired two lanuage trainees to carry out this work in the 2017-18 fiscal year.
Challenges: 
We continue to loose nsyilxcen speakers, with the aging population. We have limited funds to continue the work we have began in 2017-18.