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

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: Minimum 65% in either English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12, ENGL 090, or equivalent. Delivery Method: On-campus, Online Cost: $365.28 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course%20Outlines/INDG105.pdf

This course focuses upon an understanding of health and wellness within Indigenous communities, from Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives. Students examine many factors and conditions that impact Indigenous Peoples’ health stemming from both the individual and collective experiences. Additional focus emphasizes how community health and wellness is articulated and maintained according to Indigenous Peoples Place Based Worldviews and definitions. Indigenous scholarship, including what is referred to as ‘traditional knowledges’ are incorporated alongside interdisciplinary perspectives, privileging Indigenous Peoples’ voices.