Part-time Courses - Aboriginal/Indigenous Studies
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|Course #||Courses||Length (Hours)||Distance||Status|
|OLRN1254||Aboriginal Peoples: Understanding and Reducing Victimization
Description: Aboriginal people are overrepresented both as victims and offenders. Students explore the impact of the residential schools, effects of colonialism on traditional values and culture, as well as structural victimization. Students critically examine and assess Canada's principal approaches to addressing victimization and offending by and against Aboriginal peoples. Through discussion and experiential learning from an Aboriginal perspective, students gain insight and understanding of Aboriginal teachings, Aboriginal worldview, culturally relevant healing, crime prevention and restorative justice.
|OLRN1332||Bridging Two Worlds: Connecting the Indigenous Peoples of Canada
Description: This course is intended to familiarize yourselves with Indigenous worldviews. You will learn from and about indigenous people to dispel stereotypes and myths. You will identify and discuss major events in Canada that have led to the issues facing indigenous people today.
|OLRN1495||Diversity and First Nations
Description: In this course, students will critically identify and examine issues in diversity. Specifically, students will focus on topics pertaining to inequality in various social settings, including but not limited to: race, gender, ethnicity, class and sexual orientation. Incorporating social/legal explanations of diversity, students will develop a clear understanding of the impacted groups and possible strategies of community empowerment. This course will increase knowledge and awareness of important issues in the Aboriginal cultures of Canada. The legal status of Aboriginal people will be explored along with the Aboriginal rights and self determination. Other critical issues relating to land claims, justice and social services will be studied.
|OLRN1248||Let's Start Ojibwe
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe language). It will provide the learner with a basic framework of Anishinaabemowin orthography. The focus of the course will be on the reading and writing of the language. The learning is reinforced through the use of on-line tutorials as well as practice in order to enhance the learners understanding of the structure and pronunciation of the language.
Contacts for Aboriginal/Indigenous Studies.