Indigenous Language, Community, and Legends in Post-Secondary Education

January 11, 2021

Yukon University and the Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship Group of the Arctic Institute have released a policy recommendation paper that describes how the themes of “Language, Community and Legends” can be used as a basis for including Indigenous people in policy development and maintenance. The report was originally developed for Yukon U in order to help the institution respectfully include Indigenous worldviews and ways of knowing in the postsecondary education policy landscape, but includes lessons that can be applied to institutions more broadly. “Language, community and legends are commonalities within Indigenous cultures,” write the authors, “not only in the Yukon but, one could argue, worldwide.” Arctic Institute (YK)