What is a two-eyed seeing approach?

What is a two-eyed seeing approach?

ABSTRACT: Two-Eyed Seeing is an approach of inquiry and solutions in which people come together to view the world through an Indigenous lens with one eye (perspective), while the other eye sees through a Western lens.

Why is two-eyed seeing important to how we live together?

Two-Eyed Seeing / Etuaptmumk encourages the realization that beneficial outcomes are much more likely in any given situation if we are willing to bring two or more perspectives into play. As such, it can be further understood as the gift of multiple perspective treasured by many Indigenous peoples.

What is Etuaptmumk?

Etuaptmumk is a Mi’kmaw word meaning Two-Eyed Seeing. With one eye, we view the world through Indigenous ways of knowing and with the other eye, we view the world through Western, or Eurocentric, ways of knowing.

What are the strengths and advantages of two-eyed seeing?

More on Two-Eyed Seeing i.e., a guiding principle that covers all aspects of our lives: social, economic, environmental, etc. The advantage of Two-Eyed Seeing is that you are always fine tuning your mind into different places at once, you are always looking for another perspective and better way of doing things.”

What are Indigenous ways of knowing?

The intent of the phrase “Indigenous Ways of Knowing” is to help educate people about the vast variety of knowledge that exists across diverse Indigenous communities. It also signals that, as Indigenous Peoples, we don’t just learn from human interaction and relationships.

What are the First Peoples principles of learning?

Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place). Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions.

What is two eyed seeing in Indigenous teaching?

It is described as “learning to see from one eye with the strengths of Indigenous knowledges and ways of knowing, and from the other eye with the strengths of Western knowledges and ways of knowing, and to use both these eyes together, for the benefit of all” (from Bartlett et al., 2012).

What are the four key principles to develop an indigenous approach?

Based on findings, there are four principles of Indigenous engagement that emerged. These are respect, trust, self-determination, and commitment.

What is holistic knowledge?

An approach that seeks to fully activate all aspects of the learner’s personality (intellect, emotions, imagination, body) for more effective and comprehensive learning.

What are the 4 R’s of reconciliation?

Barnhardt (2001). First Nations and Higher Education: The Four R’s – Respect, Relevance, Reciprocity, Responsibility.

How can I be respectful to Indigenous people?

How can I show my respect?

  1. Learn about Aboriginal culture, for example by reading texts written by Aboriginal authors.
  2. Resist the urge to propose solutions for Aboriginal issues, but rather listen deeply.
  3. Ask questions during workshops or cultural events you visit.
  4. Avoid stereotypes.
  5. Consult, consult, consult.

How can I develop holistically?

6 Key Elements in Developing a Holistic Learning and Development Function

  1. Create a learning and development strategy.
  2. Enable a culture of continuous learning and development.
  3. Align with talent management.
  4. Deploy a learning and development infrastructure.
  5. Leverage learning management technology.

What is holistic personality?

(A holistic personality encompasses the entire realm of our “humanness.” Here, we compassionately address social, psychological, emotional, and physical aspects of our entire being.)

What is an Indigenous way of knowing?

“Indigenous Ways of Knowing” is a useful term that recognizes the beautiful complexity and diversity of Indigenous ways of learning and teaching. Many people continue to generalize Indigenous experience and lived realities.

  • August 3, 2022