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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6351 - Wet'suwet'en First Nation

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6351
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Danielle Wall
Job Title: 
Education Coordinator
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Wet'suwet'en First Nation
Phone: 
(250) 698-7307
Fax: 
(250) 698-7480
Email: 
wfnedu@lakescom.net
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2018/2019
Funding Application Type: 
BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Language and Dialect Information
Dialect: 
Wet'suwet'en
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
Language classes for adults and kids. The adult learners are on the increase. There is also opportunity to conduct a language and culture camp.
Challenges: 
The challenges to implementing these projects would be lack of funding and the decrease of fluent speakers. There are very few Wet'suwet'en fluent speakers left in the community.