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  • Jim, Jacqueline (University of Victoria, 2016)
    This reflexive masters project was an exploration of learning the first nations language SENĆOŦEN over the span of twenty-two years in formal classes, immersion, and more. The experience was shared from a teaching and ...
  • Gwa'amuuk, Cheyene (University of Victoria, 2017)
  • Harris, Pearl (Qwat’Xwa’maat) (University of Victoria, 2016)
  • Daniels, Deanna (Xway’Waat) (University of Victoria, 2016)
    Indigenous languages are at risk of extinction in Canada, and also at risk are the traditional storytelling ways of our ancestors. Our First Peoples have been using oral transmission to pass on cultural knowledge about ...
  • Brant, Joe (Thohtharátye) (University of Victoria, 2016)
    Thohtharátye (Joe Brant) shares auto-ethnographic reflections that exemplify what it takes to create and maintain a Kanyen’kéha (Mohawk Language) speaking home. As adult second language learners of Kanyenkéha, the author ...
  • Hill, Callie Jane (Ryerson University, 2005)
    This project represents the first documented community wide language survey in the Kanyen’kehaka (Mohawk people) territory of Kenhtè:ke. Language revitalization efforts began in this community over a decade ago and with ...
  • Rorick, Layla (čuucqa) (University of Victoria, 2016)
    Motivated by a desire to return a critically endangered Indigenous language to the land of its origin, the researcher, an adult second language learner and Hesquiaht woman delivered a four-day Hesquiaht place-based language ...
  • Aitken, Emily (Ǧʷixsisəlas) (University of Victoria, 2017)
  • Stacey, Iris (Kahtehrón:ni) (2018-08-02)
    This research has given voice to adult second-language speakers in Kahnawà:ke to help in identifying how they can be supported to continue on their language-learning journey to insure highly accurate unabridged language ...
  • Foxcroft, Dawn (Taaʔisumqa) (2018-08-02)
    A constant decline of nuučaan̓uł fluent speakers indicates an urgency to develop effective tools to support adults to gain proficiency in the nuučaan̓uł language. The goals of this project were: to identify principles of ...
  • Anderson, Aiona (University of Victoria, 2016)
    For the purpose of this paper, Aiona, of Nłeʔkepmx ancestry, will share her spíləxṃ (personal story). Her spíləxṃ consists of a journey of self-reflection and sharing her spíləxṃ as she learns to tell her late mother’s ...
  • Tutcho, Laura (University of Victoria, 2016)
    My project is about how ets’ulah (Dene love song) can contribute to the revitalization of Sahtúgot’ı̨ nę language. The Sahtúgot’ı̨ nę language is spoken in the community of Délı̨ ne, Northwest Territories. My research ...
  • Reid, Stephen (Khâsha) (University of Victoria, 2015)
  • Blaney, Gail (University of Victoria, 2010)
    This project is about bringing language back in to the home. Through intensive research on language learning, this project explores the idea of incorporating language immersion techniques within a group setting. In my ...
  • Billy, Janice E. (2015)
    This study investigates the potential of using Secwepemc traditional stories to develop Secwepemc language teaching and learning skills while incorporating the teaching of Secwepemc history and values with immersion students. ...
  • Sampson, Renee (2018-08-02)
    The !SÁNEĆ School Board located on the Saanich Peninsula of southern Vancouver Island currently houses the SENĆOŦEN department, which includes the SȾÁSEN TŦE SENĆOŦEN apprenticeship program. SȾÁSEN TŦE SENĆOŦEN is the focus ...
  • Underwood, G. David (PENÁĆ) (University of Victoria, 2017)
    This project explores the experiences of adults learning the Indigenous language of SENĆOŦEN, in the WSÁNEĆ (Saanich) language group. It looks at adult language acquisition experiences, and examines the theory and practice ...
  • Nicolson, Deanna (University of Victoria, 2017)
    This project is about archival reconstruction. It focuses on records pertaining to the Kwakwaka’wakw people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of British Columbia. Specifically, this project focuses on digitizing and converting ...

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