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Teaching

Professor Richmond
Professor Richmond is an award winning teacher.  She teaches two courses at Western University, one at the undergraduate level and one at the graduate level.

Courses


Geography 2411G/ First Nations Studies 2601G:  Indigenous Environments

In this (Undergraduate Level) course, we will examine the special relationship between Indigenous peoples and their physical environments. We will explore the causes and consequences of environmental change as they are experienced by Indigenous communities from around the globe including those related to: identity, food, health, water quality, local economies, social functioning and urbanization. Overarching themes such as colonialism and environmental dispossession will guide the course, with particular emphasis on their consequences for community well‐being.

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First Nations Studies 4011G: Reading Course on Aboriginal Health in Canada

This is a special topics course that is offered when there is interest from undergraduate students in the First Nations Studies program.

 

Geography 9116: Indigenous Health

In this interdisciplinary, seminar-based (Graduate Level) course, we will critically examine key determinants of Indigenous health as we engage with various concepts, theories, methods and ethical issues. Based on a review of the pertinent national and international literatures, we will explore differences between the health and social status of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, and identify processes leading to these gaps.

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