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Indigenous Community-Based Research Methods

This course covers the various steps of doing research in an Indigenous context and provides the the skills necessary for discovering, describing and analyzing community attitudes, ways of thinking, traditional knowledge and appropriate interaction from a distinctly Indigenous perspective. The course introduces the student to a variety of research methods and is designed to enable the student to develop research skills based on principles which reflect a respect for and an awareness of the existing belief systems in Indigenous communities. The application of these skills to community concerns of language and culture revitalization, politics, education, health, family and community is examined. PREREQ: 18 university credits. (lec 2, sem 1) cr 6. Students may not retain credit for both INDG 3215 and INDG 3215.

University of Sudbury