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Indigenous Education Series: Part 1

Notice: The Indigenous Education Series is comprised of 16 modules in total. Part 1 consisting of modules 1 - 8 is currently available. Part 2 will be added when it becomes available. Certificates are available for both parts.


Content Provider:
Calgary Police Service


3 hours

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Indigenous Education: Part 1 is the first part of a two-part series that examines the history of and contemporary issues affecting Indigenous Peoples in Canada and how these relate to law enforcement.

Learning Outcomes

When you have completed this series you will be able to:

  • Explain why learning about Indigenous history and contemporary issues is relevant to law enforcement
  • Compare Indigenous and non-Indigenous worldviews
  • Summarize the history of treaties in Canada and their impact on Indigenous people
  • Describe the early relationship between the NorthWest Mounted Police (NWMP) and Indigenous People
  • Explain how the Indian Act was used to dispossess Indigenous Peoples of their lands
  • Explain how the Indian Act was used to try to assimilate Indigenous Peoples
  • Describe the residential school system and its impacts on Indigenous Peoples
  • Describe the sixties scoop and its impacts on Indigenous Peoples

Target Audience

Sworn Police, Police Services, Government and Other First Responders

Content Provider

Content for this course was provided by Calgary Police Service.