Subject: Indigenous Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Indigenous Studies

Description

Explores a range of Aboriginal conceptual foundations of Aboriginal Self Determination and examines the emerging application of "Mitho Pimachesowin" in Aboriginal development. Historically, the Aboriginal "Way of Life" had spiritual roots and encompassed all of life, and this holistic perspective continues to influence modern developments in varying degrees. This class will introduce students to the Cree concept of Mitho Pimachesowin (ability to make a good living) and will also explore the related elements of autonomy, kinship, work ethic, respect, responsibility and resilience as they apply to contemporary initiatives in Aboriginal Self Determination

Permission of the department is required
Note: Students with credit for NS 810 or NS 898 Aboriginal Self Determination Through Mitho-Pimachesowin may not take this course for credit. This course was labeled NS 810 until 2015.
Restriction(s): Restricted to students in the College of Graduate Studies and Research

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