INDG-105 - Introduction to Health and Wellness in Indigenous Communities

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: Minimum 65% in either English 12, English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12, ENGL 090, or equivalent. Delivery Method: On-campus, Online Cost: $351.12 Course Outline:

This course adopts an Indigenous approach to understanding health and wellness within Indigenous communities. Students examine many factors and conditions that impact Indigenous community health at an individual and collective perspective. This course also focuses on how community health and wellness is articulated and maintained according to Indigenous Peoples Place Based Worldviews. Critical Indigenous scholarship, including what is referred to as ‘traditional knowledges’ are incorporated alongside interdisciplinary perspectives, privileging Indigenous Peoples’ voices.