Course Description

Develop your understanding of Indigenous communities, protocols, and practices that support the development of healthy and respectful relationships with Indigenous people. Gain a broader understanding of economic reconciliation to recognize the different ways of creating meaningful relations and taking action on organizational commitments. Learn about Indigenous laws and governance, treaty-making, and protocol to create an understanding of parallel world views and decision-making.

Course Details

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Recognize how Indigenous ways of knowing, being, doing, and connecting can create relationships with Indigenous people and community to work together in a good way
  • Understand allyship, partnership, and what it means to be a good relative to connect in a good way with Indigenous people
  • Connect to the knowledge, practices, and beliefs of Indigenous people and understand how they shape Indigenous governance, law, protocol, and interactions
  • Compare and contrast Indigenous engagement efforts to formulate recommendations that encourage meaningful engagement
  • Acknowledge the difference between consultation and engagement
  • Engage in the development of stakeholder engagement strategies using an Indigenous lens

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
T, Th
5:00PM to 7:30PM
Apr 30, 2024 to May 23, 2024
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $599.00
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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