ABORIGINAL AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW
Canada is a culturally diverse country where many races, religions and languages come together. Becoming aware of what culture is and how it affects our behaviour is critical to establishing respectful, courteous relationships within our multicultural society.
ABORIGINAL AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
- What is Culture?
- Cultural Impact
- Cultural Adaptation
- Elements of Culture
- Values, Norms, Symbols, and Artifacts
- Developing Culture
- Becoming Culturally Aware
- Communication Breakdowns
- Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination
- Cultural Identity
- Same Culture – Different Behaviour
- Who are Canada’s Aboriginal People?
- The First Nations, Métis, and Inuit
- The Indian Act
- Status and Non-Status Indian
- Numbered Treaties and Treaty Indians
- Early Aboriginal Life
- Historic Aboriginal Groups
- Arrival of European Explorers
- Canadian Fur Trade
- Impacts on Aboriginal People
- The Royal Proclamation
- Battle of Seven Oaks
- Doctrine of Assimilation
- The British North American Act
- Residential Schools
- Current History
- Using What You Have Learned
ABORIGINAL AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE DURATION
Approximately 90 minutes
ABORIGINAL AWARENESS ONLINE ASSESSMENT
Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
ABORIGINAL AWARENESS ONLINE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.
What is Aboriginal awareness?
This Aboriginal Awareness online course is approximately 90 minutes in length. It explains the concept of indigineous culture, and highlights the foundation of the Canada’s Aboriginal people, values, their concerns and their unique history. Testing is undertaken throughout the program.