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Squamish Nation Language & Culture Certificate

  • Í7xwixw ta néwyap wa uutm mi ap ta7lt!
    You are all invited to come and learn!

    Program Information

    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:

    • Introductory courses in the Squamish Language
    • English courses in composition and First Nations literature
    • First Nations courses telling the story of the Squamish People
    • Linguistics courses in phonetics and language description and analysis
    • Electives relevant to culture and language


    The courses in the Squamish Nation Language and Culture certificate are taught by Capilano University faculty, and where possible by Squamish community members.

    For Further Information

    Jessie Williams
    Squamish Nation Post-Secondary Counsellor
    Squamish Nation Education department
    Tel: 604.980.4553