Indigenous Garden History and Revitalization
Understanding the history and revitalisation of Indigenous food systems is fundamental to the development of Indigenous community gardens. Through activities and collaborative learning, learners will identify the traditional foods grown by First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and determine the ways in which these contribute to community health and well-being. Participants will discover and discuss traditional garden practices and types of community gardens and structures. Learners will work together to develop a working knowledge of the protocols and skills required to engage with Indigenous families and communities to achieve outstanding community gardens, exploring these concepts from an emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and physical perspective.
- Describe the history and revitalization of Indigenous food systems and consider their current impact on Indigenous communities.
- Identify the traditional foods grown by First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and determine the ways in which these contributed to community health.
- Articulate diversities within Indigenous and Western ways of knowing on Turtle Island and define how critical thinking is embedded within the teachings therein.