INDIGENOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY

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LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY

Lakehead University Campus: beige building in evening light.

General statistics

Students who identify as Indigenous 10% or more

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Ojibway/Anishinaabemowin/Nishnaabemwin
Algonquin

Mandatory courses

Yes, for all students

Financial support

Bursaries
Scholarships
Awards/prizes
Emergency funds

Financial guidance

Students that meet with our Indigenous Recruitment Officer and indicate that they may require further funding or help to understand funding options are directed to meet with the Student Awards and Financial Aid office. The Student Awards and Financial Aid office will meet with the student and discuss all possible funding options, specifically federal/provincial funding, private student loans, and other potential sources of income (school-focused awards).

Services

On-campus housing/student residences
Academic counselling
General counselling
Peer-to-peer mentoring
Employment/career counselling
Child care
Transportation support
+ Other

Cultural support services

Activities

Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement

Programs for Indigenous students

Experiential learning opportunities

Undergraduate
Nursing Program placements can be in Indigenous communities Nursing Program placements can be in Indigenous communities
Faculty of Education: Student placements in Indigenous communities Faculty of Education: Student placements in Indigenous communities
Dept of Indigenous Learning: Research Chair in Indigenous Health and Well-Being Dept of Indigenous Learning: Research Chair in Indigenous Health and Well-Being
Dept of Indigenous Learning Aboriginal Voter initiative Dept of Indigenous Learning Aboriginal Voter initiative
Faculty of Natural Resources Management: field trips for 3rd and 4th year students include visits to Indigenous sites/communities

Language courses

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Severn Ojibwe 1013 Severn Ojibwe 1013 Checkmark
Severn Ojibwe 1015 Severn Ojibwe 1015 Checkmark
Western Ojibwe 1016 Western Ojibwe 1016 Checkmark
Intermediate Ojibwe 2001 Intermediate Ojibwe 2001 Checkmark
Advanced Ojibwe 3001 Advanced Ojibwe 3001 Checkmark
Oral Algonquian Structure 1212 Oral Algonquian Structure 1212 Checkmark
Oral Algonquin Structure II 1232 Oral Algonquin Structure II 1232 Checkmark
Oral Algonquian Structure III 2213 Oral Algonquian Structure III 2213 Checkmark
Oral Algonquian Structure IV 2233 Oral Algonquian Structure IV 2233 Checkmark
Literature: The Oral Tradition NL3511 Literature: The Oral Tradition NL3511 Checkmark
Composition NL 3531 Composition NL 3531 Checkmark
Translation NL 3251 Translation NL 3251 Checkmark
Native American Applied Linguistics NL 3711 Native American Applied Linguistics NL 3711 Checkmark
Linguistics NL 3751 Linguistics NL 3751 Checkmark
Special Topic I NL 3811 Special Topic I NL 3811 Checkmark

Indigenous language programs or degrees

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Minor Program in Native Language Minor Program in Native Language Checkmark
Aboriginal Languages Specialist's Certificate Part I Aboriginal Languages Specialist Checkmark
Aboriginal Languages Specialist's Certificate Part II Aboriginal Languages Specialist Checkmark

Indigenous Studies programs offered at this university

Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Education
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Secondary education and teaching
  • English language and literature, general
  • Mathematics, general
  • Psychology, general
  • Anthropology, general
  • Geography
  • Music, general
  • History, general
  • French language and literature, general