LANG 140 - Language and Culture Preservation

This course introduces the topic of language and linguistics with a view to understand the connection of language to culture in Indigenous contexts, focusing on techniques of preservation and revitalization.


In this course students will learn about practical techniques of language documentation; the connection between language and culture; the use of archives in creating new language curriculum incorporating traditional stories, ecological knowledge, and/or family histories; and the techniques being used to revitalize and maintain indigenous languages and cultures around the world and in Yukon specifically.

Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
Language of instruction
InstitutionYukon University
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ECTS credits6.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyForeign languagesSociology and cultural studies
Teaching placeOnline scheduled
Tagsindigenous languagesyukon
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