• Collaborate with Indigenous communities to identify challenges and opportunities; work together to develop and implement shared solutions 
  • Expand and co-create programming tailored for Indigenous interests and learners 
  • Develop Indigenous content within our undergraduate and graduate curriculum 
  • Support faculty, staff and students in understanding and living reconciliation 


Kanawayiheteytan Askiy (“Let us take care of the land”) is a uniquely designed program, developed in collaboration with First Nations, to address land management needs. The certificate and diplomas examine basic environmental, legal and economic aspects of land and resource management in Indigenous communities. 

The program is designed for Indigenous land managers, economic development staff, Aboriginal leadership, youth, federal and provincial government staff, and individuals interested in working with Indigenous communities. 

The unique delivery model offers a blended learning format to accommodate the professional work lives of the program’s students. The program has over 200 graduates, with students attending from all across Canada.