Gabrielle Pellerin speaks to Will Morin about The Indigenous Studies department at the University of Sudbury, which has developed an Indigenous Studies program and a selection of its courses on-campus and through online/distance education for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. The department and its courses offer students the opportunity to seek "identity revitalization" and "individual path validation" through community and cultural engagement while pursuing their academic endeavors.
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