Capilano University

Sechelt Nation Language and Culture

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Sciences - School of Humanities
Field of Study:Aboriginal and Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Aboriginal and Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Aboriginal Education
Aboriginal Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Description:Develop your Sechelt language skills while learning more about the history and culture of the Sechelt nation. 7ewkw’chalap kwetl’ tiwsham she shashishalhem!

Come and learn about the language and culture of the Sechelt (shíshálh)Nation. You'll take introductory language courses as well as literature and other electives relevant to Sechelt linguistics and culture. You'll study at our Sunshine Coast campus and be taught by CapU instructors and Sechelt community members. Help increase fluency and keep the Sechelt language alive. The course is taught from a Sechelt perspective and is aimed at current and future Sechelt language teachers.
URL:Sechelt Nation Language and Culture at Capilano University
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $10,675

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    High school graduation.

    Additional Admission Requirements:

      Interview with Sechelt education officials required.

      Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on September 10, 2021