Indigenous Language I

Code: LING159
Apply this course towards: Indigenous Language Revitalization

Course description

Teaching and learning of an Indigenous language at the first-year level.

May be taken more than once for credit with permission of the academic advisor of the Certificate in Indigenous Language Revitalization.

Topic: Introduction to SENĆOŦEN

Learn about the relationship between the SENĆOŦEN and Lekwungen-speaking peoples to their local territories. You will learn basic SENĆOŦEN words, conversation, greetings, introductions, prayers, songs and vocabulary as it relates to land and water, and SENĆOŦEN orthography. You will build oral and aural SENĆOŦEN skills through experiential and land-based learning.

This course is also being offered as a credit option through the Department of Indigenous Education as IED 159, CRN 13940. 

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 or 250-721-8504.