BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NADU-220 - Nadut'en Oral Tradition - 3.00 Credits

NADU-220 - Nadut'en Oral Tradition - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will examine both the traditional and contemporary orality of the Nadut'en language peoples. This course will further expose and immerse students to Nadut'en language and enhance their understanding and speaking ability in conversation and song. Other aspects of the course include exposing the students to various contemporary and traditional activities including celebrations, community and recreational events and everyday events.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : NADU 111, or permission of the instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • demonstrate the ability to use short phrases including greetings and introductions, leaving messages, basic conversation about people, events, food and weather; phrases referring to time, days of the week, the seasons and other unique phrases;

  • be able to describe and demonstrate an understanding of the proper protocol of oral tradition and spiritual activities;

  • demonstrate an understanding of the importance of relationships amongst all entities;

  • demonstrate the ability to present a short speech orally and/or present a song in Nadut’en language;

  • exchange information about a particular situation, for example, a legend, historical event and places, and other general activities through Elder interaction in a natural traditional setting;

  • participate in oral tradition activities by community visitations or observations;

  • demonstrate an ability to write a short legend in the language utilizing approximately 200 words; and

  • demonstrate an ability to share the language with family (Elder) and community members.
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