Language in Indigenous Culture

PART OF: Certificate in Aboriginal 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

Course code: LING 186

How to register

Courses within the Certificate in Aboriginal Language Revitalization program are offered within community partnerships, on campus in Victoria or at the En’owkin Centre in Penticton. Registration is done solely through the department. Please contact the Program Coordinator for upcoming offerings, locations and registration forms at calr@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.