Kanawayihetaytan Askiy Diploma in Indigenous Lands Governance (60 credit units)

The Diploma in Indigenous Lands Governance provides students with a broad background in governance, management, administration and political science as they relate to Indigenous communities. The diploma prepares them for roles in governance in their communities and leadership in local, provincial and national settings. The program has a strong focus on experiential learning.  It teaches students the skills required for future employment as land managers as well as the scientific and traditional knowledge required for research and decision-making. The diploma is entirely offered through a combination of on-line and condensed (i.e., one-week) delivery courses, although student may also opt to take face-to-face courses. Students enrolling in the diploma would normally complete the Kanawayihetaytan Askiy Certificate before enrolling in the diploma.

Required Certificate Courses (21 credit units)

  • Completion of the Kanawayihetaytan Askiy Certificate (21 credit units). This would mean completion of the following courses:
  • ASKI 101.3
  • ASKI 102.3
  • ASKI 103.3
  • ASKI 104.3
  • ASKI 105.3
  • ASKI 201.3
  • INDG 107.3

  • Or, completion of the Indigenous Peoples' Resource Management Certificate plus INDG 107.3

Core Requirements (21 credit units)

  • ASKI 202.1 OR RRM 201.1
  • ASKI 204.2
  • INDG 264.3
  • POLS 111.3
  • POLS 112.3
  • POLS 222.3
  • POLS 322.3
  • POLS 323.3

Restricted Electives (15 credit units)

  • ANBI 475.3
  • GEOG 120.3
  • GEOG 150.3
  • GEOG 280.3
  • GEOG 352.3
  • GEOG 381.3 or GEOG 302.3 offered by Athabasca University
  • GEOG 385.3
  • GEOG 386.3 or ENVS 305.3 offered by Athabasca University
  • INDG 210.3
  • PLAN 329.3
  • POLS 225.3
  • POLS 226.3
  • POLS 422.3

Open Electives (3 credit units)

 Please choose 3 credit units of open electives.