Capilano University

Lil'wat 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 Ucwalmícwts (Lil’wat) language skills while learning about the history and culture of the Lil’wat Nation. Cá7stum' ti Nqwal'úttenlhkalha!

Help keep the Ucwalmícwts (the Lil'wat language) alive. Suited to current or future teacher of the Lil'wat language, the program offers introductory language courses as well as literature and other electives relevant to Lil'wat language and culture.

The program is taught from a Lil’wat perspective. You'll study at the Ts'zil Learning Centre in Mount Currie and learn from CapU instructors and Lil'wat community members.
URL:Lil'wat 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 Lil'wat 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