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Language Needs Assessment (LNA)

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Community Needs Assessment (CNA)

Language Needs Assessment: LNA3327 - Skidegate Band Council

LNA Status
LNA ID: 
3327
BCLI file number: 
BCLI-016-1825
Submitted: 
Submitted
Status: 
Approved
Applicant Information
Contact person for this LNA: 
Amber Bellis and Dana Moraes
Job Title: 
Language Committee Coordinators
Organization/First Nation/Government: 
Skidegate Band Council
Phone: 
250 559 4496
Fax: 
250 559 8247
Email: 
ccp@skidegate.ca
Application Year & Type
Assessment Year: 
2015/2016
Funding Application Type: 
BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
LALPD
Language and Dialect Information
Language comment: 
This language assessment for the Haida Language (Skidegate and Old Massett Dialect) There are two language authorities
Dialect: 
Haida
Community(-ies) this project will be serving: 
Community NOT listed: 
Community not listed comment: 
Alaska Dialect - Kake, Hydaburg, Ketchican: Different dialect. Haidas are widely dispersed making it difficult and expensive to participate. Will make efforts to consult through email as Alaska has made significant progress in language revitalization
Opportunities and Challenges
Opportunities: 
We were able to start the following 1) Signs project 2) Q.R.codes 3) Website for Haida Language 4) 3 month intensive group mentorship program 5) Linguist curriculum development in partnership with UNBC and NWCC
Challenges: 
Here are some of the current challenges for implementing our projects 1) Distance 2) Weather 3) Funding 4) Limited number of fluent speakers 5) Non existent certified teachers