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Lílw̓at7ul Nation History, Traditions, Culture XCUL 1101

Cultural Studies Course

Course details

​This course teaches the history, traditions and culture of the Lílw̓at7ul as well as the history of colonization in Canada, the residential school system, and the effects of this on the community today. Students will gain an understanding of the Lílw̓at7ul community and this knowledge can help them in building lasting sustainable relationships through respectful communication and understanding.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of XCUL 1101 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 49591


Sat Oct 21 (1 day)

  • 1 day
  • CRN 49591
  • $132.96
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 21 Sat 10:30 - 17:30 WHIST


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. 1. Date: Oct 22, Saturday 10:30am-5:30pm. 2. Location: Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street, Whistler, BC, Canada V8E 1B2. 3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account the day before the course starts to access this information. 4. Students must bring pen and note pad.


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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss and understand the historical importance of the local territory.
  • Describe Lílw̓at7ul culture, traditions and social norms in both a historical and modern context.
  • Identify and apply what makes a safe and inclusive learning/work environment.
  • Identify and analyze barriers to employment faced uniquely by Indigenous peoples.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022


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