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Natural Resources and the Environment From Indigenous Perspectives

This course examines how Indigenous and non-Indigenous people interact with Mother Earth (Shkagamik-Kwe). The concept of natural resources analyzed from the Anishnaabe/Indigenous understanding as well as Western paradigms. Case studies are used to examine various issues regarding natural resources, climate change, forest sustainability, management of protected areas and parks, and mining exploitation and environmental healing. An understanding of sharing will be analyzed and understood from the Medicine Wheel, Seven Grand Father and Ancestral teachings. Pre-req : MIRE 5006 and MIRE 5016.

Indigenous Relations