Indigenous Educational Assistant 115

Developing Traditional Resources

Course details

This course examines the traditional ways of communication among Indigenous people and the importance of oral language. The strengths of the culture as exemplified in storytelling, mythology, poetry, and song are examined and experienced. Students will learn how important it is to link this strong cultural background of experience to everyday learning tasks in order to develop greater understanding of the new concepts being taught in schools. The value of oral language as a key prerequisite to reading and writing is an important component of this course. 

This course is featured in the following Yellowhead Tribal College programs: