This course introduces students to pre-contact Indigenous land sustainability practices in the Carolinian Zone (South Western Ontario). For generations Indigenous peoples of the region relied
on sophisticated traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) to transform their world. Creating complex and dynamic ecosystems that sustained their civilizations, cultural wisdom, and an array of interconnected flora and fauna. Learn ways these relationship are established and maintained through practical experiences on the land and how that relationship can address food security, sustainable design, and land restoration.