Certificate in Indigenous Leadership - Indigenous Governance Models And Intergovernmental Relations

LEAD 2007  Indigenous Governance Models And Intergovernmental Relations

Prerequisites:

LEAD 1006

Hours:

Two hours of lecture and one hour of service learning per week for one term.

Credits:

3

Description:

Students examine effective governance in light of governmental structures, intergovernmental relations, and different theories of power and politics. Students determine how Indigenous governance can function effectively while still preserving Indigenous cultures, values and worldviews. Students explore how differing political identities inform distinct ideas about development, education, resource extraction, and the function of band councils. Students also examine this deeply significant relation between Indigenous peoples and the land in terms of historical practices, contemporary political negotiations, and towards a re-thinking of human relations to nature. This course includes a service learning component.



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