Indigenization, Decolonization, Reconciliation


This short course will help prepare faculty begin the process of indigenizing their courses and/or making their respective department Indigenous friendly. Participants will be encouraged to delve into the effects of colonization, power and privilege in relation to knowledge and history of Indigenous peoples. Indigenous knowledges, epistemologies and pedagogies will be introduced.

Certificate in University Teaching and Learning Connections: 

  • 1.1.1 - I model finding, evaluating, and using content that is current, valid, and relevant to my discipline, including Indigenous content and providing appropriate credit
  • 1.2.1 I reflect on personal power and position, and develop strategies for power sharing and choices for students
  • 1.2.2 - I value perspectives and worldviews different than my own
  • 1.3.2 - I purposefully select and use strategies to communicate inclusively and responsively with my students

Timing: 3 sessions - 2 hrs each (total of 6 hours)


  The next offering will begin on Sept 20, 2023

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