Course Description

Explore how settler colonialism continues to impact Indigenous people in Canada. Understand Indigenous resilience through their connection to the land, environment, culture, and spirituality. Students will engage in critical conversations and activities to further their understanding of intergenerational trauma, socio-cultural disparity, self-determination, governmental policy, and land claims. Take a deeper look into Indigenous movements, economic development, Indigenous rights and advocacy, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the 94 Calls to Action.

Course Details

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Give examples of the impacts and outcomes that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the 94 Calls to Action have on Indigenous people
  • Recognize the connections between colonialism, power, and privilege, and the barriers Indigenous people continue to face and how this impacts their lives
  • Give examples of how contemporary Indigenous people are actively participating in political and cultural resurgence
  • Speak out about the current move toward reconciliation and its significance to Canadians

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
T, Th
5:00PM to 7:30PM
Oct 22, 2024 to Nov 14, 2024
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $599.00
  • 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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