Our Elders and experienced language instructors welcome you to join them in your journey toward fluency. In this full-time program offered by Simon Fraser University, May 2021 to April 2022, students will earn 36 units of university credit leading to a Certificate in Indigenous Language Proficiency.Read more
Welcome to ta’ulthun sqwal
m’i nuw’ilum ’i’ ta’ult tthu hul’q’umi’num’!
Come on in and learn some Hul’q’umi’num’!
We are Coast Salish. Our home is along the Salish Sea on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, and the neighboring islands. The Hul’q’umi’num’ dialect is spoken by the Snaw-naw-as, Snuneymuxw, Stz’uminus, Penelakut, Halalt, Quw’utsun’, and Malahat people and their relatives living among the neighbouring Coast Salish peoples.
Welcome ta’ulthun sqwal | Hul’q’umi’num’ Language Academy 2018 Students!
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New and Interesting Words
Each week as we work on interviews, stories, and teaching materials, we encounter words and phrases that are not in the dictionaries. Watch this spot to see what we have recently (re)discovered: