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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6321 - Axh Toowu At Wudikein Association

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6321
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2018/2019
Funding Application Type: 
Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Dialect: 
Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
There are currently very few language opportunities in Tlingit in the north, and none in the territory of the Taku River Tlingit First Nation.
Challenges: 
There are many challenges, but among the largest include, lack of resources, lack of effective curriculum and teaching methodology, lack of speakers, lack of dedicated learners, language myths, a large focus on unsuccessful language models, and a lack of understanding of these issues overall.