Language in Indigenous Culture

Code: LING 186
Apply this course towards: Indigenous Language Revitalization

Course description

An intensive examination of the ways in which language is embedded in the cultural heritage and social context of a selected community, with a focus on:

  • oral history including legends, song and dance
  • cultural practices, methods and protocols
  • the impacts and implications of social change on language

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

Additional course details

This course is normally delivered in community settings to students and non-credit participants with a focus on the language and culture of the community.