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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6381 - Lower Kootenay Indian Band

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6381
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Karen Smith
Job Title: 
Director of Education
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Lower Kootenay Indian Band
Phone: 
(250) 428-9816
Fax: 
(250) 428-9408
Email: 
education@lowerkootenay.com
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2018/2019
Funding Application Type: 
BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Language comment: 
Ktunaxa is a language isolate, and in severe danger of extinction.
Dialect: 
lower
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
We have an on-reserve school, with children eager to learn.
Challenges: 
We have few speakers, knowledge keepers and minimal resources for revitalizing the language.