ENSO 301 Traditional Systems of Resource and Land Use




This course introduces students to Traditional Ecological knowledge, and the teachings of Indigenous peoples and their relationship with the natural environment, both historically and in contemporary times. Traditional Knowledges provide the base for most Indigenous populations to operate and evolve through generations of experience and years of observation. This knowledge illuminates both past and future functioning and components of natural systems. It is acknowledged that traditional ecological knowledge can enhance western approaches to conservation and sustainability initiatives.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

ENSO 301 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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