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 the definition ofCulture?
- Cultural Impact on Indigenous people
- Cultural Adaptation in Canada
- Various elements of Culture
- Values, Norms, Symbols, and Artifacts
- Developing Culture and Becoming Culturally Aware
- Communication Breakdowns between groups
- Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination
- Cultural Identity and how to avoid losing it
- Same Culture – but Different Behaviour
- Who are Canada’s Aboriginal People and what defines them?
- The First Nations, Métis, and Inuit groups
- The Indian Act
- Status and Non-Status Indians
- Numbered Treaties and Treaty Indians
- Early Aboriginal Life in Canada
- Historic Aboriginal Groups
- Arrival of European Explorers to the country
- Canadian Fur Trade
- Impacts on Aboriginal People of new arrivals
- The Royal Proclamation
- Battle of the Seven Oaks
- Doctrine of Assimilation
- The British North American Act
- Residential Schools and their impact
- Current History of Indigenous peoples
- Using What You Have Learned in todays society
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, The program highlights the foundation of the Canada’s Aboriginal people. It explains their values, concerns and their unique history in Canada. Testing is undertaken throughout the program to underscore learning.