“Since I had not been back to school for many years, I was getting very nervous and stressed as the first day of school was approaching... I strongly suggest to anyone going back to school to take the Pre course Readiness Session... [Zhii Taadaa]. I guarantee you your transition will be so much smoother.”
Schedule for Level 1 – 2019/2020
Optional Pre-Course Readiness “Zhii Taadaa” – Friday, May 10 & Saturday, May 11
Welcome and Orientation: Sunday, May 12 in Afternoon (orientation and introductions and BBQ)
Course 1: Introduction to Land Management in First Nation Contexts (GEOG 2196) – Monday, May 13 to Friday, May 17, 2019
Optional Pre-Course Readiness “Zhii Taadaa” for GIS Course – Saturday, June 15, 2019
Course 2: Introduction to GIS Course (GEOG 2017) – Sunday, June 16 to Friday, June 21, 2019
- Course to Include Special Activities to Observe Friday, June 21
Course 3: Indigenous Knowledge in Natural Resource Management (GEOG 3307): Monday, August 26 to Friday, August 30, 2019
- Additional Optional Opportunity: Stay to attend Batchewana First Nation’s Traditional Pow Wow, Labour Day Weekend!
Course 4: Natural Resources: Policy and Practice (GEOG 4407) – Fall Term 2019 online
Course 5: Community Planning (GEOG 4816) – Winter Term 2020 online
Option 1: Geography Practicum (GEOG 3016) – Format and Dates To Be Determined
Option 2: Climate Change & Communities: Vulnerabilities, Impacts & Adaptations (GEOG 3596) – Dates To Be Announced
The Land Stewardship Fund will be used to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in The Land Stewardship Certificate Program. Financial assistance in the amount of $250 will be provided from the fund to four students with a demonstrated financial need in one of the following areas: assistance with transportation costs, assistance with accommodations or assistance with tuition fees. Preference will be given to First Nations, Mètis or Inuit students.