Indigenous Content Requirement

1. Learner outcomes for the Indigenous Content Requirement (ICR) are as follows:

  • Identify Indigenous worldviews, knowledge, and practices that relate to faculty specialties
  • Identify culturally appropriate ways of engaging Indigenous communities in faculty specialties
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the effects of stereotyping, prejudice, and racism on interactions between First Nations, Inuit, and Métis and others in Canadian society
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Canadian Indigenous peoples’ history
  • Analyze the impact of legal decisions on Aboriginal and treaty rights, including the duty to consult
  • Identify approaches to reconciliation between First Nations, Inuit, and Métis and others in Canadian society
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the impacts of colonialism on Indigenous peoples and strategies to resist assimilation
  • Articulate the relationship between land, culture, language, and identity in Indigenous communities
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the nature of the relationship between the Crown and Indigenous peoples, as defined by treaties and agreements, or lack of them
  • Contribute to strategies for improving Indigenous communities’ well-being

2. Learner outcomes should be modified to reflect course level expectations.

  • Academic Units are encouraged to develop their own discipline-specific outcomes.

3. For more information on the Indigenous Content Requirement, please see our FAQ about the Indigenous Content Requirement (ICR) page.

  • We thank Confederation College for their inspiration and for developing a strong set of learner outcomes that we adapted. 
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