Posted: October 18, 2018

Immerse yourself in several Native American communities of the Great Lakes region in CED 400, and the Maymester travel component course, CED 401.

These two unique and award winning courses provide an option for students who are looking for a meaningful and affordable alternative or complement to study abroad.

Learn about the Ojibwe Native American world view, cultural practices, and unique ways of knowing with a combined course and travel experience.

  • How do these indigenous people experience and understand the world around them?
  • What roles do stories, music, and ceremonies play in the preservation of culture?
  • What unique contributions does indigenous knowledge make to science and the Western worldview?

The following two courses, Exploring Indigenous Ways of Knowing in the Great Lakes Region (CED 400) and Exploring Indigenous Ways of Knowing among the Ojibwe (CED 401), present students with unique classroom and field opportunities to explore concepts and values distinctive to indigenous knowledge in the Great Lakes Region. Through critical readings, discussions, and participant observation, students will learn new ways to think about issues of ecology, science, and worldview.

Learn more about these courses that provide a multicultural engagement experience here.