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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6399 - Ktunaxa Nation

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6399
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2018/2019
Funding Application Type: 
BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Language and Dialect Information
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
To develop a language learning programs for all ages and stages, to promote new learners and teachers, to build on previous lessons, to develop a curriculum for schools and community, to promote language use in the communities and Nation, to develop a project team, to host community and nation workshops to promote inter-generational transmissions and distribution of language materials developed.
Challenges: 
Passing of fluent Language speakers and traditional knowledge holders the Ktunaxa language is becoming extinct. getting buy in from Nation members on the importance of Language revitalization, assisting silent speakers to find their Ktunaxa voices, all bands and Nation working together to develop a universal language program