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)
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 Integrated Resource Package (2007)

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

School District No.33 (Chilliwack)
Aboriginal Education District Coordinator
Tel: 604-701-6175

Heiltsuk 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2002)

Heiltsuk Nation
Bella Bella Community School Society
Tel: 250-957-2322

Bella Bella Community School
Tel: 250-957-2391

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

School District No. 68 (Nanaimo-Ladysmith)
Director of Instruction
Tel: 250-741-5318

School District No. 79 (Cowichan Valley)
District Principal of Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-748-0321

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

School District No. 85 (Vancouver Island North)
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/Kwak'wala 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2008)

School District No. 72 (Campbell River)
District Principal of Aboriginal  Education
Tel: 250-923-4902

nsíylxcən 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (1999)

Osoyoos Indian Band
Tel: 250-498-3444

School District No. 53 (Okanagan Similkameen)
Superintendent of Schools
Tel: 250-498-3481

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

School District No. 58 (Nicola-Similkameen)
District Principal of Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-378-5161

Aboriginal Advisory Council (SD#58)

Nuučaan̓uɫ 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2009)

School District No. 70 (Alberni)
Superintendent of Schools
Tel: 250-720-2769

School District No. 84 (Vancouver Island West)
Superintendent of Schools & Secretary-Treasurer
Tel: 250-283-2241

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

Secwepemctsin 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (1999)

Secwepemc Cultural Education Society (SCES)
Tel: 250-376-0903

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

SENĆOŦEN 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2012)

WSÁNEĆ School Board
Tel: 250-652-2313

School District No. 63 (Saanich)
District Vice-Principal, Indigenous Education
Tel: 250-652-7321

Shashishalem 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2001)

Shishalh Nation

Shishalh Nation Education Department
Tel: 604-885-6016

School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast)
District Principal, Aboriginal Programs & Services 
Tel: 604-886-3741

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

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

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)
Aboriginal Education Services
District Principal, Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-627-1536

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

Kwadacha Education Society
Kwadacha Aatse Davie School
Tel: 250-471-2002

School District No. 57 (Prince George)
District Principal, Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-562-4843

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

School District No. 74 (Gold Trail)
District Principal for Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250-453-9151

Upper St'at'imc Language, Culture and Education Society (UCLSES)
Tel: 250-256-7523

 

Xaayda Kil / Xaad Kil Grades 5 to 12 and Introductory Xaayda Kil / Xaad Kil 11

Xaayda Kil / Xaad Kil Grades 5 to 12 Integrated Resource Package (2017)

School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii)
District Principal, Aboriginal Education
Tel: 250 559-8471

School District No. 50 Haida Education Council
District Principal, Aboriginal Education
​Tel: 250 559-8471