INDG 287: Introduction to Indigenous Teachings and Practices will provide students with an introduction to Indigenous studies, including key concepts, themes and topics relevant to Indigenous histories and contemporary practices. The history and impact of colonialism, residential schools and oppression will be explored. We will explore Indigenous Worldview and ways in which we can respectfully participate in creating a future vision which embodies respect for cultural diversity and the health of our planet. Local wisdom keepers will be invited to share stories.
INDG 287: Introduction to Indigenous Teachings and Practices is a University Transfer course with established agreements with UVIC, TRU, UFV, VIU, and other post-secondary institutions across the province.
Prerequisites: ENGL 110.