Experience a rich exploration of British Columbia’s Indigenous Cultures, a heritage spanning thousands of years and deeply rooted in the natural world. This gathering will serve to foster a deeper understanding of the complexities surrounding the governance structures, cultural practices and traditions of B.C.’s First Peoples. This course explores the sustainable living practices and cultural protocols associated with traditional land use; students will garner appreciation for traditional connections to the earth and environment; and will discover how Indigenous ways of being and knowing can enhance our contemporary culture in beneficial and encouraging ways.
Garner an appreciation for the cultural diversity within British Columbia’s Indigenous territories.
Learn how to approach and/or reach out to Indigenous communities to establish and maintain respectful relationships.
Gain an understanding of how the term ‘education’ in not limited to a euro-academic lens.
Recognize and appreciate the complexities of British Columbia’s Indigenous civilizations.