Indigenous Studies

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Indigenous Studies — Bachelor of Arts degree

Through a blend of language learning, Indigenous peoples' knowledge, and other multi-disciplinary courses, Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Studies equips you to address the challenges Indigenous communities are facing.

Certificate and diploma programs

Aboriginal Culture and Language Support — diploma

UFV's two-year Aboriginal Culture and Language Support (ACLS) diploma is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives required for employent as an Aboriginal support worker in both public or First Nation-operated band schools

Halq'eméylem — Intermediate Proficiency certificate

UFV's Modern Languages Institute offers an Intermediate Proficiency associate certificate (12 credits) in Halq'eméylem, the traditional language of the Stó:lō people.

Indigenous Maps, Films, Rights, and Land Claims — certificate

This four-week Indigenous Maps, Films, Rights, and Land Claims certificate offers you the opportunity to learn a range of conceptual and practical skills that are of direct relevance to the history, communication, implementation, and critique of rights, title, and land claims

Social Services — diploma (First Nations option)

UFV's two-year Social Services diploma provides you with a strong foundation for a career at the para-professional level in the human services field.

Stó:lō Studies — certificate

UFV's Stó:lō Studies certificate provides you with a holistic introduction to the history, language, and culture of the Fraser Valley's Stó:lō people.

Other related programs

Indigenous academic success cohort

The Indigenous Academic Success Cohort (IASC) is an opportunity for Indigenous students to take their first year of university classes in a supportive Indigenized environment.

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