Dynamics of Indigenous Language Shift

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: part of 180

Introduces the human dynamics and political and social factors associated with Indigenous language shift and language loss, including the profound psychological, intellectual and spiritual effects on individuals, families, communities and cultures. Language revitalization may be explored as a source of healing and empowerment.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of LING 180A, LING 180.


  • Admission to BEd or Diploma program in Indigenous Language Revitalization or admission to Certificate program in Aboriginal Language Revitalization; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Linguistics offered by the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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