Indigenous Languages of British Columbia

There are many Indigenous languages of British Columbia for which curriculum have been developed and Ministry approved through the provincial Languages Template development process. Please contact the respective school district or copyright holder as listed below for information and copies of the curriculum document.

Gitxsenimx ~ Gitxsanimax 5 to 12 and Introductory Gitxsenimx ~ Gitxsanimax 11

Gitxsenimx ~ Gitxsanimax 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2014)

School District No. 82 (Coast Mountains)
www.cmsd82.bc.ca
Director of Instruction, Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-638-4464

Gitxsan Language Authority  (Hazelton, BC)  
Language Coordinator
Tel: 250-842-6222

 

Halq'eméylem 5 to 12 and Introductory Halq'eméylem 11

Halq'eméylem 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2007)

Lalme' Iwesawtexw (Seabird Island Community School)
http://www.seabirdschool.ca/
Tel: 604-796-3061
Email: education@seabirdschool.ca

School District No.33 (Chilliwack)
http://www.sd33.bc.ca/
Aboriginal Education District Coordinator
Tel: 604-701-6175

Heiltsuk 5 to 12 and Introductory Helitsuk 11
    

 

Heiltsuk 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2002)

Heiltsuk Nation
http://www.heiltsuknation.ca/
Bella Bella Community School Society
Tel: 250-957-2322

Bella Bella Community School
Tel: 250-957-2391

Hul'q'umi'num' 5 to 12 and Introductory Hul'q'umi'num' 11

Hul'q'umi'num' 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2007)

School District No. 68 (Nanaimo-Ladysmith)
http://www.sd68.bc.ca/
Director of Instruction
Tel: 250-741-5318

School District No. 79 (Cowichan Valley)
http://sd79.bc.ca/
District Principal of Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-748-0321

Kwak’wala 5 to 12 and Introductory Kwak’wala 11 

Kwak’wala 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2010)

School District No. 85 (Vancouver Island North)
http://www.sd85.bc.ca/
District Principal, Aboriginal Programs
Tel:  250-949-6618

School District No. 85 First Nations Education Council, including:

  • Da’naxda’xw First Nation
  • Dzawad’enuxw First Nation
  • Gwa-sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations
  • Kwakiutl Band Council
  • Kwik’wastutinuxw Haxwamis First Nations
  • Musgamagw Tsawataineuk Tribal Council
  • ‘Namgis First Nation
  • Whe-La-La-U Area Council

Liqwala/Kwakwala 5 to 12 and Introductory Liqwala/Kwakwala 11

Liqwala/Kwakwala 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2008)

School District No. 72 (Campbell River)
http://www.sd72.bc.ca/Pages/default.aspx
District Principal of Aboriginal  Education
Tel: 250-923-4902

nsíylxcən 5 to 12 and Introductory nsíylxcən 11

nsíylxcən 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (1999)

Osoyoos Indian Band
http://oib.ca/
Tel: 250-498-3444

School District No. 53 (Okanagan Similkameen)
https://www.sd53.bc.ca/
Superintendent of Schools
Tel: 250-498-3481

Nte?kepmxcin 5 to 12 and Introductory Nte?kepmxcin 11

Nte?kepmxcin 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2008)

School District No. 58 (Nicola-Similkameen)
https://www.sd58.bc.ca/
District Principal of Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-378-5161

Aboriginal Advisory Council (SD#58)
http://abed.sd58.bc.ca/wordpress/?page_id=2036

Nuučaan̓uɫ 5 to 12 and Introductory Nuučaan̓uɫ 11

Nuučaan̓uɫ 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2009)

School District No. 70 (Alberni)
http://www.sd70.bc.ca/Pages/default.aspx
Superintendent of Schools
Tel: 250-720-2769

School District No. 84 (Vancouver Island West)
http://www.sd84.bc.ca/
Superintendent of Schools & Secretary-Treasurer
Tel: 250-283-2241

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
http://www.nuuchahnulth.org/

Secwepemctsin (Shuswap Language) 5 to 12 and Introductory Secwepemctsin 11

Secwepemctsin 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (1999)

Secwepemc Cultural Education Society (SCES)
http://www.secwepemc.org/
Tel: 250-376-0903

School District No. 73 (Kamloops/Thompson)
http://www3.sd73.bc.ca/
District Principal, Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-374-0679

SENĆOŦEN 5 to 12 and Introductory SENĆOŦEN 11

SENĆOŦEN 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2012)

WSÁNEĆ School Board
http://wsanecschoolboard.ca/
Tel: 250-652-2313

School District No. 63 (Saanich)
https://www.sd63.bc.ca/
District Vice-Principal, Indigenous Education
Tel: 250-652-7321

Shashishalhem (Sechelt Language) 5 to 12 and Introductory Shashishalhem 11

Shashishalem 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2001)

Shishalh Nation
http://www.shishalh.com/

Shishalh Nation Education Department
http://www.shishalh.com/education/
Tel: 604-885-6016

School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast)
http://www.sd46.bc.ca/
District Principal, Aboriginal Programs & Services 
Tel: 604-886-3741

Sim'algaxhl Nisga'a 5 to 12 and Introductory Sim'algaxhl Nisga'a 11

Sim'algaxhl Nisga'a 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2001)

School District No. 92 (Nisga'a)
http://www.nisgaa.bc.ca/
Assistant Superintendent of Schools/District Director of Instruction
Tel: 250-633-2228

 

Sm'algyax 5 to 12 and Introductory Sm'algyax 11

Sm'algyax 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2000)

Ts'msyeen Sm'algyax Language Authority
(contact available through School District office - see below)

School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert)

http://www.sd52.bc.ca/sd52root/
Aboriginal Education Services
District Principal, Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-627-1536

Tsek'ene 5 to 12 and Introductory Tsek'ene 11

Tsek'ene 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2006)

Kwadacha Education Society
http://www.kwadacha.com/#!education/c21da
Kwadacha Aatse Davie School
Tel: 250-471-2002

School District No. 57 (Prince George)
https://www.sd57.bc.ca/Pages/default.aspx
District Principal, Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-562-4843

Upper St’at’imcets 5 to 12 and Introductory Upper St’at’imcets 11

Upper St’at’imcets 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (1998)

School District No. 74 (Gold Trail)
http://www.sd74.bc.ca/
District Principal for Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-453-9151

Upper St'at'imc Language, Culture and Education Society (UCLSES)
http://www.uslces.org/index.html
Tel: 250-256-7523