WEEKEND LISTEN: First Nations language part of new Six Nations degree

For the first time, students at the Six Nations Polytechnic Institute will be able to earn a bachelor degree in Mohawk or Cayuga. Institute president Rebecca Jamieson talked about it on CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's Morning Edition.

Some elements will still be taught in English

Ontario's Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities announced that Six Nations Polytechnic Aboriginal Institute will be able to grant a degree, not just a diploma, in Ogwehoweh languages. (Six Nations Polytechnic)

For the first time, students at the Six Nations Polytechnic Institute will be able to earn a bachelor degree in Mohawk or Cayuga.

Some elements of the course will continue to be taught in English, but the majority of studies will be in an aboriginal language.

Institute president Rebecca Jamieson explained to host Craig Norris on CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's Morning Edition how the programme will unfold.