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Language Needs Assessment: LNA6535 - Musgmagw Dzawada'enuxw Tribal Council

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
6535
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Pending
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2019/2020
Funding Application Type: 
Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Dialect: 
bak'wamk'wala
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
Fluent, Semi-Fluent Speakers and eager language learners in each community home-community and residing off-reserve throughout Vancouver Island and the Mainland; Language Resources available - print, audio, video; Access to internet;
Challenges: 
Fluent, Semi-Fluent Speakers are elderly, most speakers do not live in our ancestral communities but throughout Vancouver Island and Mainland; they are willing but are spread out; lack of (younger) speakers to hire to fill teaching positions; challenge to distribute language resources; lack of funds