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Online Learning Opportunities

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From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations.
Indigenous Canada is for students from faculties outside the Faculty of Native Studies with an interest in acquiring a basic familiarity with Indigenous/non-Indigenous relationships.

This course will explore indigenous ways of knowing and how they can benefit all students. Topics include historical, social, and political issues in Aboriginal education; terminology; cultural, spiritual and philosophical themes in Aboriginal worldviews; and how Aboriginal worldviews can inform professional programs and practices, including but not limited to the field of education.

Examine how Indigenous Peoples have been contesting norms, institutions and global debates in the past 50 years, and how they have been re-shaping and gradually decolonizing these systems at international and national levels.

Advancing reconciliation in classrooms, organizations, and communities through the teaching and learning of Indigenous ways of knowing.

Explore the connectedness of people, animals, and the environment through this unique approach to One Health that connects traditional ways of knowing with the natural and social sciences. 

This course explores the relationships between salmon and people with an emphasis on the special ties of salmon to Indigenous peoples and to Alaska Natives in particular.

Arctic Economy - This 3-week MOOC will investigate the challenges faced by Indigenous, North American, Russian and Nordic Arctic communities in a modern world. It explores how these fascinating communities adjust to change while maintaining their ways of life, socio-economic histories, and cultural traditions.

Continuing our Learning Journey: Indigenous Education in BC

A professional learning experience for educators on how to include authentic Indigenous knowledge, perspectives, and content in BC’s curriculum.


Through systematically uncovering implicit and explicit forms of racism and its colonial and intersectional impacts on marginalized peoples and their communities, participants will gain a deep understanding of the hegemony of racism, as well as how it is embedded and experienced in everyday interactions and relationships.

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