Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice

Derrick Hindery
Course Description
This is a three-week long course in which students will go on excursions to two large-scale indigenous territories. This course is organized around the following learning objectives:Understand respectful ways of collaborating with indigenous peoples Understand how indigenous knowledge is related to environmental conservation Understand how environmental justice, social justice and indigenous rights are intertwined Identify causal and dialectical relationships between economic development models, indigenous peoples and the environment Talk and write in an informed way about the topics covered in the course Have a better ability to think creatively, analytically, collaboratively and objectively