Capilano University

Squamish 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 Squamish language skills while learning about the history and culture of the Squamish nation. Í7xwixw ta néwyap wa uutm mi ap ta7lt!

Help keep the Squamish language alive and enter a career as a teacher while learning about the language and culture of the Squamish nation. In this program you'll study off campus and be taught by CapU instructors and Squamish community members. You'll take introductory language courses as well as literature and other electives relevant to Squamish language and culture. Courses are taught from a Squamish perspective and are aimed at current and future Squamish language teachers – a field that is expected to expand in the future.
URL:Squamish Nation Language and Culture at Capilano University
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $10,013

Cost 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.

    Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12) and have an interview with Squamish education officials.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    * 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 May 25, 2020