Indigenous Relations (MIR)

Work more effectively with Indigenous people by learning about Indigenous research, worldviews, traditional teachings, theories, and practices.


Bring your knowledge and skills to Indigenous communities on a local, national, and international scale.

Gain this desirable skill set as Indigenous communities continue to grow and expand. Learn to develop research proposals, and policies for social, political, environmental, and health with a thorough understanding of the Indigenous perspective.

Obtain a better understanding of the issues facing Canada's Indigenous population today and how to effectively build relationships with those communities.

Study historical and current relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous societies. Learn about Indigenous culture through literature, human rights, politics, ecology, and governance.

The Goodman School of Mining and Scholarships

Key Features

Benefit from interactions with supportive and knowledgeable faculty
Unique geographic location offers an exceptional experience studying and working in northern Ontario’s Indigenous communities

Career Opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to: Indigenous organizations, community development, administration, policy development, United Nations, research and development, education, training and management and health.

Many careers can be found in the public and private sector.

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