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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6525 - Aqam

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6525
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Pending
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Chrystal Williams
Job Title: 
Language and Culture Coordinator
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Aqam
Phone: 
(250) 426-5717
Fax: 
(250) 426-8935
Email: 
cwilliams@aqam.net
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2019/2020
Funding Application Type: 
Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
FirstVoices
Language and Culture Immersion Camp
Language Revitalization Planning Program
Mentor-Apprentice Program
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Dialect: 
Upper Ktunaxa
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
The Language Speakers and Knowledge Holders continue to guide the community in Ktunaxa language and cultural initiatives with life experience and knowledge of teachings passed down from their elders.
Challenges: 
Lack of support for youth that have attended the band operated First Nations school to continue their Ktunaxa Language studies as they enter the public school system.