research product . 2021

Land as life: (Virtual) learning from Indigenous knowledge-keepers

Wager, Amanda; Martin, Georgina; Love, Rane; Thiessen, Becky;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2021
  • Publisher: Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University
  • Country: Canada
Land as Life is a community-led and created undergraduate course in the Faculty of Xwulmuxw/Indigenous Studies at Vancouver Island University that has been running for 18 years. Every year it is planned and created by local Indigenous Knowledge-Keepers with the course instructor. The class is structured around teaching and learning in community-engaged settings, off campus from local Elders and community members from local nations, such as the Snuneymuxw, Stz’uminus, Quw’utsun and Penelakut territories. A research Project Team was formulated to explore the impacts of the course to share with the university community about how Indigenous land-based pedagogy tradi...
free text keywords: Elders (Indigenous leaders)--British Columbia, Indigenous knowledge systems, Indigenous peoples--Study and teaching--British Columbia, Indigenous studies--Web-based instruction--British Columbia
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