INDIGENOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA

University of Northern British Columbia campus: aerial view of grounds and forest behind campus.

General statistics

Students who identify as Indigenous 10% or more

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Cree
Dakelh/Carrier
Tsilhqot'in
Other

Mandatory courses

Yes, for certain faculties or programs First nations Studies, Health Sciences, Commerce, Nursing, Social Work, Education.

Financial support

Bursaries
Awards/prizes
Emergency funds

Financial guidance

UNBC Academic advisors and First Nations Centre staff provide minimal guidance to students seeking extra funding programs, such as student loans, etc.

Services

Academic counselling
General counselling
Peer-to-peer mentoring

Activities

Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement

Programs for Indigenous students

Experiential learning opportunities

No level specified
2013 FNST 208/284/307 Dakelh Studies: The Dugout Cottonwood Canoe (Ts'i) 2013 FNST 208/284/307 Dakelh Studies: The Dugout Cottonwood Canoe (Ts
2014 FNST 161: A First Nations Culture: Level 1 / Making of a Pit House 2014 FNST 161: A First Nations Culture: Level 1 / Making of a Pit House
2016 FNST 444: Experiential Learning: First Nation Culture Heritage Through Moose-Hide Tanning 2016 FNST 444: Experiential Learning: First Nation Culture Heritage Through Moose-Hide Tanning
2017 FNST 444/298/650: Experiential Learning: Decolonization Studies through Land Stewardship (Unist'ot'en Camp) 2017 FNST 444/298/650: Experiential Learning: Decolonization Studies through Land Stewardship (Unist
2017 Archeology Field School 2017: Babine River (ANTH 416-6 / ANTH 417-6 / ANTH 418-4) 2017 Archeology Field School 2017: Babine River (ANTH 416-6 / ANTH 417-6 / ANTH 418-4)
2017 Anthropology Birch Bark Canoe Field School 2017: (ANTH 298/ANTH 206/FNST 298)or (ANTH 421/ANTH 422/FNST 498)or (ANTH 621/ANTH 622/FNST 650) 2017 Anthropology Birch Bark Canoe Field School 2017: (ANTH 298/ANTH 206/FNST 298)or (ANTH 421/ANTH 422/FNST 498)or (ANTH 621/ANTH 622/FNST 650)

Language courses

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
FNST 131 A First Nations Language: Level 1 (Cree) FNST 131 A First Nations Language: Level 1 (Cree) Checkmark
FNST 132 A First Nations Language: Level 2 (Cree) FNST 132 A First Nations Language: Level 2 (Cree) Checkmark
FNST 134 Dakelh / Carrier Language: Level 2 FNST 134 Dakelh / Carrier Language: Level 2 Checkmark
FNST 145 Tsilhqot'in: Level 1 FNST 145 Tsilhqot Checkmark
FNST 146 Tsilhqot'in: Level 2 FNST 146 Tsilhqot Checkmark
FNST 220 Introduction to Linguistics FNST 220 Introduction to Linguistics Checkmark
FNST 223 First Nations Language Immersion FNST 223 First Nations Language Immersion Checkmark
FNST 231 A First Nations Language: Level 3 (Cree) FNST 231 A First Nations Language: Level 3 (Cree) Checkmark
FNST 232 A First Nations Language: Level 4 (Cree) FNST 232 A First Nations Language: Level 4 (Cree) Checkmark
FNST 233 Dakelh / Carrier Language: Level 3 FNST 233 Dakelh / Carrier Language: Level 3 Checkmark
FNST 234 Dakelh / Carrier Language: Level 4 FNST 234 Dakelh / Carrier Language: Level 4 Checkmark
FNST 245 Tsilhqot'in: Level 3 FNST 245 Tsilhqot Checkmark
FNST 420 Developing Language Materials FNST 420 Developing Language Materials Checkmark
No level specified On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
FNST 133 Dakelh / Carrier Language: Level 1 FNST 133 Dakelh / Carrier Language: Level 1 Checkmark

Indigenous language programs or degrees

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Diploma: Education Diploma in a First Nations Language and Culture Checkmark
Diploma: First Nations Languages Checkmark
Certificate: First Nations Language Certificate: First Nations Language Checkmark

Indigenous Studies programs offered at this university

Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
Yes
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences
Comments
Major; Joint Major in First Nations Studies & Women's Studies; Minor in First Nations Studies.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences
Area of Study
  • Natural resources management and policy, general
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Master's degree
Program website
College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences
Comments
For those who have completed the Diploma in First Nations Language or concurrently while completing the required First Nations Studies and general academic coursework.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Aboriginal education
  • Aboriginal and foreign languages and literatures, general