Winter-Spring Intensive April 18-22nd 2014, Akaitcho Territory, Denendeh With Dr. Leanne Simpson, Daniel T’Seleie, and Dr. Erin Freeland-Ballantyne. Families welcome!
Critical information and perspectives for anyone working with and for First Nations Communities and those involved in areas of sustainability, land, environment, community health, self-government, leadership and self-determination.
Join leading thinkers and educators to explore the critical overlaps between Indigenous Self-Determination and Sustainable Communities in this 5 day intensive course. This course covers key emerging themes in Indigenous Self-Determination, drawing teachings and examples from history and contemporary movements. The core pillars of sustainability and sustainable development are contextualized within the current challenges facing remote and northern communities and the opportunities presented by innovative approaches towards building healthy, sustainable communities. This course takes places during Dechinta’s Winter-Spring 2014 Winter semester, facilitating overlap opportunities and sharing between students from across the Northwest Territories and short-course participants. Immersive and productive space for conversation, learning and network development.
As with all Dechinta’s programming, families are more than welcome to attend! There is lots to do to keep little ones and partners busy.
Who should take this course: Anyone working with First Nations communities and governments, anyone interested and investing in critical issues surrounding community health, wellness, sustainability. Those in roles which touch on or overlap the in disciplinary challenges and opportunities of Indigenous governance, health, wellness, self-determination and sustainability on both local, regional and global scales. Hosted at Dechinta’s Blachford Lake Eco-Lodge, course participants will develop a foundational understanding of core issues in cross practice platform of theory, case-study and hands on-leadership activities. Participants will return to their current roles with a deepened understanding of the complex issues and opportunities facing northern communities, armed with knowledge and tools to facilitate change.
April 18th-22 (Fri-Tuesday), 2014 – 5 days
Course fees*: $2,500 (Optional – add $875 for University of Alberta Credit) $2,000 for NWT residents under 25
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