Language Needs Assessment: LNA6463 - Mission Friendship Centre Soceity

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6463
Submitted: 
Not submitted
Status: 
Pending
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Eleanor Abbott
Job Title: 
Program Director
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Mission Friendship Centre Soceity
Phone: 
1-604-826-1281
Fax: 
1-604-826-4056
Email: 
Programdirector@mifcs.bc.ca
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2018/2019
Funding Application Type: 
Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Language and Culture Immersion Camp
Language and Dialect Information
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
We are diverse organization and would like the opportunity to offer languages from different dialet speakers that live in the Urban area, to give them a chance for them to continue learning their own language. We reside in the Sto:lo terriroty and halqameln is offered.
Challenges: 
Our challenge is getting funding for opporunity to bring in teachers of other languages. Our peers here come from various reserves, they have lived off reserve for years due to no fault of their own. it would be great to bring their languages to the Centre to be offered.