Course Description

This is an introductory course, designed to provide insight into complex topics that will support and inspire further learning. Learn about identity, colonization (ie. residential schools, marginalization, and exclusion), and the reaction to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations.

Course Details

Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Recognize the meaning of Indigenous identity, its complexity, associated terminology, and how non-Indigenous people view terms
  • Recognize common stereotypes associated with Indigenous people at the national and regional level and the corresponding actions to stop their use
  • Acknowledge the impacts of colonization, using residential schools and the results of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as an example
  • Describe at least four current Indigenous demographics across Canada

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Asynchronous
Jan 02, 2024 to Jan 28, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fees
0.00 non-credit $0.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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