Indigenous Knowledges and the Land

Environmental Citizenship - Winter 2018

Learn more about Indigenous world-views of the environment and land planning, environmental professions and the relationship of the land to personal well-being. 

Environmental Citizenship means we understand that we are an important part of our environment. It recognizes that our future depends on how we care for all of creation and with this understanding comes responsibility and action. 

You will learn:

  • Indigenous teachings related to the land, such as medicines, the seasons, ceremonies and wellness
  • Roles and responsibilities related to the environment and land use
  • Harvesting traditional foods
  • Environmental sustainability and Indigenous communities 
  • Impacts of development - locally and globally 
  • An ecological footprint and how to measure the 'footprint' in Indigenous communities 
  • Ways to minimize your impacts on the environment 

Environmental Citizenship - GED100, Indigenous Knowledges and the Land

Course Details:

  • This general education course will run over eight Saturday's, between January 27, 2018 and March 10, 2018.
  • Students will earn a 3 credit Canadore College Course, GED100 - Environmental Citizenship 
  • Must be a full-time Canadore College student to be eligible, full-time course tuition costs apply

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    For more information or to apply contact: 

    Patty Chabbert
    705.474.7600 ext. 5196