Course Description

Explore the histories and perspectives of Indigenous people in Canada by developing an understanding of Indigenous worldviews, including identities, culture, history, and diversity. Understand how Indigenous people lived pre-contact and how settler contact impacted their ways of life. Come prepared to broaden your understanding of Indigenous people in Canada and dispel misconceptions and stereotypes that Canadians hold.

Course Details

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Honour Indigenous worldviews, including ways of knowing, doing, being, and connecting
  • Consider Indigenous ways of life from pre-contact and understand the historical relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people
  • Acknowledge decrees, Acts, policies, reports, and events that have shaped Indigenous history in Canada
  • Recognize the misconceptions and stereotypes of Indigenous people that contribute to colonization

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
T, Th
5:00PM to 7:30PM
Oct 01, 2024 to Oct 10, 2024
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Course Fees
399.00 non-credit $399.00
  • Alexis Miedema
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: an internet connection, and a reliable headset with microphone.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering 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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