Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Indigenous Studies
This course examines obstacles to and strategies for community development. Students will be encouraged to explore possible models that First Nations, Metis and other economically marginalized communities can employ. Beginning with a theoretical understanding of community economic development this course will provide students with a sound grounding on how and why underdevelopment exists, and will look at community development theories and practices that focus on local and sustainable principles as well as ones that reflect Indigenous values of holism and community well-being.
Prerequisite(s): INDG 265
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