Package Review

Community Needs Assessment (CNA)

Language Needs Assessment: LNA974 - Ashcroft Indian Band

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
974
BCLI file number: 
FPHLCC-09-0819
Errors: 
4
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Greg Blain
Job Title: 
Chief, Ashcroft Indian Band
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Ashcroft Indian Band
Phone: 
250-453-9154
Fax: 
250-453-9156
Email: 
nola13@shaw.ca
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2008/2009
Funding Application Type: 
BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Language and Dialect Information
Language: 
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
Interest in the community to revitalize the language. Viable classroom space. Interest of fluent speakers to assist with the documentation. Elders who speak the language are healthy.
Challenges: 
Lack of funding. Lack of resource advisers and awareness. Only 5 Elders on reserve and about 15 on and off reserve, with only 6 speaking the language fluently. Lack of fluent speakers in the community.