To meet the needs of multiple communities in national and international contexts, the certificate is adaptable to diverse Indigenous peoples from around the world. Students will take the following courses:
|INDG 2005||Introduction to Global Indigenous Knowledge & Thought||4|
|INDG 3010||Contextualizing Indigenous Peoples: A Global Perspective (Or Contemporary Issues, Resilience, and Transformation in Indigenous Knowledge)||4|
|INDG 3025||Writing the Indigenous Knowledge PLA (Or Approved Elective)||2|
|INDG Capstone in Global Indigenous Knowledge: Applied Learning|
|INDG 2010||Introduction to Native American Studies||4|
|HIST 2015||Native American Histories & Cultures: Introduction||4|
|INDG 3015||First Peoples of North America||4|
|INDG 3005||Anishinaabe Studies: History Culture & the Environment||4|
|INDG 3020||Living History: Little Bighorn from a Cheyenne Perspective||4|
|LITR 3080||Native American Literature||4|
|INDG 4010||Native American Plants: Decolonizing Indigenous Knowledge||4|
|INDG 4025||Roots & Routes of African Diaspora Resistance||4|
|INMS 4025||Topics in Interdisciplinary & Multidisciplinary Studies||4|
The Global Indigenous Knowledge certificate learning outcomes support the Empire State University mission to serve adult learners and provide them with educational skills to advance, re-tool, and expand their educational, personal, and professional futures through ability to:
- Articulate Global Indigenous Knowledge(s) gained from coursework in order to apply this new knowledge to develop indigenous-focused cultural competencies.
- Demonstrate an understanding of Global Indigenous Knowledge(s), philosophies, ad world views.
- Synthesize Global Indigenous Knowledge in order to apply it to Indigenous- related theoretical and methodological foundations affecting the spread of said knowledge.
- Develop cultural awareness for professionals working with communities, organizations, or programs with Indigenous participants.