Certificate in the Study of Societies in Transition: Reciprocity, Relationship, and Reconciliation Histories - Oral and Literary Storywork

INDG 2106  Oral and Literary Storywork


Any 15 credits completed, or permission of the instructor.


INDG 2025; NATI 2025


Three hours of lecture per week




Students learn the techniques, methods of persuasion, and holistic philosophies that animate the oral tradition while tracing the influences of orality to contemporary literary works. Oral storytelling is especially significant in Indigenous communities for the continuation of tradition and the dissemination of creation stories and other cultural teachings. By working with stories in an Indigenous context, students gain valuable knowledge that enhances their communication skills. This course may be credited towards English Studies.

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