The MDP in Indigenous Development
Human rights. Climate change.
Land and territory. Water. Language and heritage. Indigenous knowledge. Natural resources. Biodiversity. Social
inclusion. Economic disparity. Disease. Population. Sovereignty.
There is no
fundamentally important political, social, economic, and cultural issue of our
time that does not affect, and that is not affected by, Indigenous Peoples. And
there is no development process that can unfold successfully without
understanding Indigenous ways of life and Indigenous world views.
That is why the core of the University of Winnipeg Masters in Development Practice program integrates fully and seamlessly the theory and practice of development with the experience of Indigenous culture and knowledge.
The Master's in Development Practice program (MDP) is an innovative professional degree offered by a network of over twenty-five leading universities on six continents.
At the University of Winnipeg, the MDP uniquely focuses on Indigenous development- the only program in the world to focus on how Indigenous knowledge and experience can help shape a sustainable path for development, rooted in culture and identity.