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The Squamish Nation Language and Culture certificate is designed to give current and future Squamish Language teachers training in the Squamish Language and to provide a range of courses that are relevant to Squamish culture (told from a Squamish perspective). It is expected that the stock of Squamish Language teachers will be increased and that employment will be available in the public school system and in the community, where an immersion school is being planned.
The certificate includes:
The courses in the Squamish Nation Language and Culture certificate are taught by Capilano University faculty, and where possible by Squamish community members.
Jessie WilliamsSquamish Nation Post-Secondary CounsellorSquamish Nation Education departmentTel: 604.980.4553
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
Sunshine Coast | 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia Canada V0N 3A0 Tel: 604.885.9310
Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.