The Indigenous Languages Degree will provide students with a strong foundation in Cree, Stoney/Nakota, and Anishnaabe/Saulteaux, both spoken and written; culture and traditional knowledge; and Indigenous/traditional pedagogy. In addition to classroom-based learning, the program offers language immersion and land-based fieldwork with Elders and our Knowledge Keeper. With the Bachelor’s degree in Indigenous Languages, students will emerge with post-secondary-level skills in writing and critical thinking; speaking and writing proficiency in one or more Indigenous languages; and detailed knowledge of Indigenous cultures and worldview with the capacity to promote and advocate for the retention of Indigenous language and culture.
Graduates will develop the following skills, knowledge bases, and capacities:
- Critical thinking and post-secondary-level writing skills
- Proficiency in one or more Indigenous languages, with the ability to speak and write fluently
- Detailed knowledge of Indigenous cultures and worldview, with the capacity to promote and advocate for the retention of Indigenous language and culture.