This course will introduce various research methods with an emphasis on how to conduct culturally sensitive research as health care professionals. Students will examine mainstream research methods as well as indigenous research methods with an emphasis on researching Aboriginal communities. Students will gain critical thinking skills and conduct research in an Aboriginal community as a participatory assignment. Students will explore the concept of ?Aboriginal ways of knowing? and how research can be empowering and useful to Aboriginal communities and organizations when it is approached with cultural-sensitivity and sound ethics. This course will address the legacy of physical and sexual abuse in residential schools, including intergenerational impacts by providing students with the opportunity to know how to conduct culturally sensitive research in communities, particularly around the topic of residential school and the legacies around residential school. 2016/12/03-2016/12/23