Course Description

This course is 12 learning hours inclusive of 4.5 hours of live sessions. It is recommended that learners spend approximately 4 hours per week on this course, including the 1.5 hour live session.
This course has been developed through decolonizing practices for the collective learning experience. It moves beyond the superficial inclusion of Indigenous content, through employing the intention of embedding sustainable Indigenous principles into the development, structure and delivery of the course. Class interactions are adapted to reflect Indigenous values and orientations, as well as teaching and learning practices. It has been designed to allow for the collective engagement of the entire class, while the opportunity for individual learning and growth is shared, supported and encouraged.  

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Transforming Imperialist & Assimilative Frameworks
  • Module 2: Validating Indigenous Knowledges and Epistemologies
  • Module 3: Asserting the Presence and Humanity of Indigenous Peoples


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Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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