Package has been approved.

Language Needs Assessment: LNA2258 - Lake Babine Nation

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
2258
Language and Culture Immersion Camp File Number: 
FP-LC-012-1223
Pre-school Language Nest File Number: 
FP-LN-011-1181
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2011/2012
Funding Application Type: 
Language and Culture Immersion Camp
Language and Dialect Information
Dialect: 
Nadut'en
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
Two certified professional educators who are fluent language speakers - one of whom is on leave for a political term but is at the forefront of language development within our Nation; three certified early childhood educators who are fluent in the Nadut'en language; one trained language teacher in our most remote community of Wit'at who is very near retirement; 16 students who are enrolled in our Developmental Standard Term Certificate - 5 of whom are fully fluent in Nadut'en Language; We have the support of our leadership who place langauge retention and revitalization as a priority iwthin our Nation.
Challenges: 
1. Qualified Language Teachers, Limited Curricula & Resources, Fluency in the Nadut'en Language, Limited Financial Resources