Instruction, Please answer all questions.
• In this last post, reflect your meaning making about Indigenous policy making/analysis.
• Perhaps you have worked in an Indigenous organization and are familiar with Indigenous policy making – in your meaning making of your practice, do these
Indigenous policies truly reflect Indigenous philosophies, values and practices? How so?
• Perhaps you have not worked in an Indigenous organization that includes Indigenous policy making. What are some strategies to understand why there is no
policy, practice standard in place to understand and/or include Indigenous ideology in this organization.
• Examine your location in this and if you feel it is necessary for you to understand policy making as it relates to Indigenous people, even if your workplace
does not include it.
• How has this course informed how you think through Social Work Policies? How has this course informed your practice? What are your thoughts about how to
advocate for policies, practice standards, regulations that are reflective of Indigenous philosophies?
• Include up to five references for your posting from reading package/podcasts/videos- week 5-12.
Grading Criteria – Assignment #1
Your meaning making and original answer to the question 4 marks
Use of references within each post (min 5 sources 2.5 marks
How this informs your knowledge and/or praxis? 2 marks
Clear & Concise writing -1.5 marks
Below are some websites/ reading that can be used ( please remember a min of 5 readings are required to be used from what articles i have uploaded and a the links
• Volume 29.2 “Indigenous Women: The State of our Nations.”
• Stoute, J. (2005). Scenes from Nunavut : http://scaa.usask.ca/gallery/northern/content?pg=ex13-1
• Indigenous Policy at the International Level ( very important to be used)
Ouje Bougoumou “the place where people gather.”
Sacred Land Film Project
Maori Language Nests