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This course introduces students to significant points in time for First Nations artist and culture.  This course prepares students to research and present their family trees to foster deeper connection to their identity.  Situated within the context of the learner’s cultural identity, topics covered will include historical influences that...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces learners to participating in group exhibitions and to the process of documenting personal artwork in professional edited formats.  Topics covered will focus on understanding juried exhibitions, how to set up an exhibition, lighting, hanging, displaying, how to package your works for travelling to exhibitions, and include...

This course builds upon previous course for understanding First Nations art history and for developing a professional application for both grants and/or further schooling. Learners will research into their Nations, Communities, and artists more specifically. Topics covered will include global museum collections of First Nations art, with...

This course builds skills from the previous course to increase skill in, and form the habit of, documenting and editing photographs of completed works. Learning will also continue to develop artists’ participation in group exhibitions. Topics covered will focus on understanding juried exhibitions, how to package works for travelling to...

Credits:
3.0

This course will examine First Nations peoples’ cultures, values, beliefs, traditions, history, languages, and land in terms of a holistic world view. Through this perspective, the course will examine the past, look at the many issues facing First Nations communities today and consider possibilities for the future. (plus Online delivery option...

This course is an introduction to the multidisciplinary field of First Nations Studies and its nature and goals as an academic discipline. From multiple Aboriginal worldviews, students will examine Canadian Aboriginal identities, voices, communities, cultures, histories, values, beliefs, languages, oral traditions, literature, and art....

Credits:
3.0

Plants have always been essential for human survival and well-being. We rely on them for food, materials, medicines and their spiritual values. Because plants are so important, we have given many of them special names, and have developed stories and ceremonies that highlight their special qualities. For Indigenous peoples in northern British...

Credits:
3.0

Aboriginal Languages – Preservation and Revitalization This course examines protocols, planning strategies and methods for data collection, analysis, and organization appropriate for language preservation and revitalization of Aboriginal languages. Students will learn strategies and practical methods for community-based projects such as:...

Credits:
3.0

This course will provide a basis in the theory and practice of Aboriginal community research. While it is not intended to provide intensive training in order to carry out research, students will be provided with an overview of a variety of research methodologies and methods, as well as an introduction to planning a research study. The history...

Credits:
3.0

This course provides students with an overview of Aboriginal health, wellness, and well-being from an Aboriginal worldview, which encompasses physical, mental, emotional and spiritual factors. The course is premised on the understanding that connection to land, traditional medicine, spirituality, traditional foods, traditional activities, and...

Credits:
3.0

Gitksanimx 101 is designed to introduce students to the fundamental use of how words are formed through the forty six phonetical letters/letter combinations of the alphabet. Students will learn where and how the Gitksan Nation is organized as well as why feasts are held. Everyday words and terms will come into play throughout. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

In Gitksanimx 102, students shall learn many different terms, commands, location, seasonal times, family, and clan connections through the use of the total physical response mode while learning how to meet and greet people. Proper spelling and using the proper writing mechanics will play a major role throughout the course. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basics of Haida conversation. It is designed for students with little or no background in the language. The primary goal is for students to be able to understand and produce simple, grammatically correct sentences in Haida, and to combine them into a conversation on a variety of basic...

Credits:
3.0

This course is a continuing introduction to basic Haida for students with some experience with the language. Students will continue to develop their reading, writing and listening skills while acquiring a vocabulary of approximately 150 additional words. Students will practice everyday conversational phrases including greetings, leavetakings,...

Credits:
3.0

This course is designed to provide the learner with the fundamental skills needed to build basic conversation. It will focus on Haisla sounds, structure, vocabulary, grammar, phrases and sentences. The course will examine how the Haisla language is connected to land, culture, and spirituality. Throughout the course, songs, stories, traditional...

Credits:
3.0

This course will continue to provide the learner with the fundamental skills needed to build basic conversation. It will continue to focus on Haisla sounds, structure, vocabulary, grammar, phrases, and sentences. The course will continue to examine how the Haisla language is connected to land, culture, and spirituality. Throughout the course,...

Credits:
3.0

This course is an introduction to the Michif language and Michif conversational lessons for beginners. Students will examine the meaning of "Metisness" and how it connects language, culture, land and spirituality. Students will learn Michif language conversational lessons as they explore Metis songs, storytelling and participate in traditional...

Credits:
3.0

This course is an introduction to the Michif language and Michif conversational lessons for beginners. Students will examine the meaning of "Metiness" and how it connects language, culture, land and spirituality. Students will learn Michif language conversational lessons as they explore Metis songs, storytelling and participate in traditional...

Credits:
3.0

This course is designed to provide the learner with the fundamental skills needed to build basic conversation. It will focus on Sm’algyax sounds, structure, vocabulary, grammar, phrases, and sentences. Throughout the course, songs, stories and games will be incorporated. This course will focus on the ability to hear the language and the...

Credits:
3.0

This course will continue to provide the learner with the fundamental skills needed to build basic conversation. It will continue to focus on Sm’algyax sounds, structure, vocabulary, grammar, phrases, and sentences. The learner will be introduced to the formal speech which involves the address at a feast. Throughout the course, songs, stories,...

Credits:
3.0

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