Supporting Faculty in Indigenizing Curriculum and Pedagogy: Case Study of the Indigenous Curriculum Resource Centre

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Edwards, A. (2021). Supporting faculty in Indigenizing curriculum and pedagogy: Case study of the Indigenous Curriculum Resource Centre. In R. Pun, M. Cardenas-Dow, and K. S. Flash (Eds.), Ethnic Studies in Academic and Research Libraries (pp. 165-182). Association of College & Research Libraries.

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2021
Keywords: 
Indigenous Curriculum Resource Centre
Indigenization
decolonization
libraries
curriculum
Abstract: 

The Simon Fraser University Library has established an Indigenous Curriculum Resource Centre (ICRC) to assist faculty and instructors who are interested in Indigenizing their pedagogy and curriculum. Using a locally modified Brian Deer Classification system, the ICRC includes materials for faculty to learn from and to use in their classrooms. Through this collection the ICRC supports the interruption of repressing, negating, and ignoring Indigenous knowledges that is often found in education systems. Within this chapter, the author positions herself as Métis-settler, who grew up outside the Métis community and is reconnecting with her heritage. While sharing the background and development of the ICRC, the goals of the centre, and the process of modifying a knowledge organization system, she reflects on the challenges of doing this work in an ethically responsible and respectful way

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English
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Book chapter
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