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High school to offer Sencoten

18 June 2012

Stelly’s Secondary School, a high school in the Canadian town of Central Saanich, BC, will be offering language lessons in Saanich (str-saa) this fall.

Written also as Sənčaθən, as well as SENĆOŦEN in the language itself, Saanich is considered a dialect of North Straits Salish (str). According to “Language holds keys to history,” 50 students have already signed up for the course.

Give me an “S,”
Give me an “E,”
Give me an “N,”
Give me a “Ć….”