Credits: 3 credits
Students examine the historical and continuing process of colonization in Canada, and the resulting societal, political, linguistic, spiritual, and cultural impacts that are challenging First Nations people today. The development of cultural understanding and the beginning of culturally competent practice occur in this course. Additional topics include self-government, cultural healing and empowerment, and human service practice in First Nations communities.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Human Service Diploma program or permission of the Program Coordinator
Note: Students cannot receive credit for both HUMS 1771 and HUMS 1770.
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