FNST 140 - Preservation of Traditional Knowledge
In this course students learn about the importance of traditional knowledge in Yukon First Nations cultures and its use in cultural preservation and Indigenous expressions of identity. Students will learn about the role of oral histories; environmental knowledge; and shared experiences, traditions, social interactions and spiritual beliefs in the evolution of traditional knowledge. Approaches to collecting, managing, and maintaining ownership and control of traditional knowledge will be reviewed. FNST 140 is a core course in the certificate of Heritage and Culture.