This course examines social workers' roles and responsibilities in working with diverse Aboriginal peoples such as First Nations, Inuit, Metis, including on and off reserve peoples. The concept and process of decolonization is introduced and connected to contemporary stories, community social work program initiatives and practices of Aboriginal peoples. This course utilizes a gendered, Aboriginal social justice perspective. It explores strategies for reconciliation and building relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples as well as practices within the social work profession. 2017/05/01-2017/07/28