This course is intended to create a greater awareness and understanding of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The importance of traditions, values and issues in the Indigenous cultures will be explored. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain what life was like for Indigenous Peoples prior to contact and describe the effects that colonization had on the individual, the communities and the culture. Students will gain and in-depth understanding of the residential school system, the 60s’s scoop, intergenerational trauma and other socioeconomic, political and legal issues Indigenous Peoples face today. The Calls to Action brought forward by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission will be examined so that students understand what is required to advance the process of reconciliation in Canada.
Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.
Not all courses are offered each term.Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery