ACED 200 - PLANNING IN ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES
- describe the linkages between (economic) - jobs, income (social) - housing, health, education and skills development, (environment) - quality of air, water, pollution level, quality of life in project design;
- describe traditional culture and match appropriate cultural factors with methods that works well;
- demonstrate the steps and processes in conducting sustainable development planning;
- demonstrate specific knowledge and skills in leadership, project analysis and problem solving;
- demonstrate skills in community organizing, facilitation and participation;
- demonstrate a basic understanding of sustainable CED project design; and
- demonstrate skills in critical thinking and project evaluation.
Course Instructor: Angela Adsit
Angela is a proud member of the Tahltan Nation and resides on the unceded territory of the Splatsin people in the North Okanagan.
She has held several Executive level positions in both for-profit and not-for-profit Indigenous organizations. She also sat on her Nation’s Government Board of Directors who oversee all the economic development within the Tahltan territory in northern BC.
Growing up ‘in both worlds’, she understands the need to integrate both societies and the various components of a community so the community is built holistically, strategically, and with the local Indigenous ways of ‘being and doing’ at the centre.
Angela is an instructor with several Indigenous and non-Indigenous training/educational organizations and she develops culturally-aware curriculum in Indigenous entrepreneurship, and community and business development.
- Strategic Community Development
- Economic Development