UNBC, Saik’uz First Nation partner on Dakelh language course

February 17, 2021
The University of Northern British Columbia and Saik’uz First Nation have partnered to offer an introductory language course in the Saik’uz dialect of Dakelh. The course, which is taught online, aims to preserve the Dakelh language. “Language revitalization is key,” said Dr Daniel Sims, UNBC chair of First Nation Studies and Tsay Keh Dene First Nation member. “But then also providing back to the community.” The course will run from February 26th to May 21st, and participants will gain three credits. Prince George Citizen (BC)