LING 186

Language in Indigenous Culture

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An intensive examination of the ways in which language is embedded in the cultural heritage and social context of a selected community, with a focus on oral history, including legends, song, dance, and cultural practices, methods and protocols, along with the impacts and implications of social change on language.


  • Normally delivered in community settings to students and non-credit participants with a focus on the language and culture of the community.


  • Admission to one of BEd or Diploma program in Indigenous Language Revitalization, Certificate in Indigenous Language Proficiency, Certificate 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 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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