International Indigenous Studies examines the experiences, culture, artistic endeavors, and current status of Indigenous people around the world.
Knowledge of Aboriginal present day & historical challenges - Indigenous and Western worldviews; Explore the similarities and differences experienced by Indigenous societies within their community and around the world
Logical, critical & creative thinking - Examine own knowledge and experiences from different perspectives; Process and understand large amounts of information
Research - Social research, qualitative interviewing and fieldwork, as well as quantitative method; Capable of working independently and as part of a team
Understanding and appreciation of the nature of Aboriginal societies - Demonstrate cultural competence; Understanding of Aboriginal world views, philosophies, cultures, languages and histories
Communication - Writing and analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem, clearly presenting ideas in written format; Public speaking and oral communication skills
Please note some of these positions may require further training, certification or education. Check out the occupational profiles to review the full details for the occupations that interest you at alis.alberta.ca/occinfo
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