CBU to offer new class in Mi’kmaq culture, history – Cape Breton Post

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CBU to offer new class in Mi’kmaq culture, history – Cape Breton Post

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2015300 Views

December 20, 2015

We’re hoping that this course will be mandatory’

SYDNEY — Just days after the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report, Cape Breton University is acting on one of its key recommendations.

Starting in January, CBU will offer a new course, titled Learning from Knowledge Keepers of Mi’kma’ki, that will provide CBU students and interested members of the public an opportunity to learn about Mi’kmaq culture and history.

The course will be facilitated by Stephen Augustine, dean of Unama’ki College and Aboriginal Learning at CBU, who is pleased that CBU is taking such quick action on the commission’s recommendations, which included a call for post-secondary institutions to work with indigenous peoples to incorporate indigenous knowledge and ways of learning into the curriculum.

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