Aboriginal Languages, Literatures and Linguistics


College or University Program

These programs focus on the languages native to the Western Hemisphere. They include courses in linguistic philology, oral and written literatures, Inuit and Aleut languages, Hawaiian (Polynesian language family), North American language families like Algonkian (Arapaho, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Cree, Micmac, Ojibwa, and others), Athabascan (Apache, Chipewyan, Kiowa, Navajo, Na-Dene, and others), Siouan (Crow, Dakota, Hidatsa, Osage, Winnebago, and others), Muskogean (Choctaw, Creek, and others), Iroquoian (Cherokee, Mohawk, Oneida, Senecan, and others), Yuman, Mayan (Classical Mayan, Quich?, Huastec, and others), Zapotecan (Zapotec, Mixtec, Otomi, Popolacan, and others), and Uto-Aztecan (Hopi, Shoshone, Zuni, Nahuatl, and others); South American language families such as Andean-Equatorial (Quechua, Aymar, Tup, Guaran, Arawak, Island Carib, and others), Ge-Pano-Carib (Carib and others), and Macro-Chibchan (Chibcha and others), and other minor languages.

Institutions providing this program


  • Mi'kmaq - Bachelor

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