Dynamics of Indigenous Language Shift

Code: LING180A
Apply this course towards: Indigenous Language Revitalization

Course description

This course introduces the human dynamics—and political and social factors—associated with Indigenous language shift and language loss, including the profound psychological, intellectual and spiritual effects on individuals, families, communities and cultures. Language revitalization is explored as a source of healing and empowerment.

Formerly part of LING 180. Credit will be granted for only one of LING 180A or LING 180.

How to register

Courses within the Certificate in Indigenous Language Revitalization are currently only offered within community and college partnerships. The occasional course is offered on campus and at the En’owkin Center in Penticton. To be added to the interest list please contact the Program Coordinator for more information at cilr@uvic.ca or 250-721-8504