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Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Indigenous Representation and the Media

Indigenous Learning 2010 Indigenous Representation and the Media
An examination of historical and contemporary representations of Indigenous people and the ways in which non-Indigenous people have constructed ideas of “Nativeness/Indianness” and communicated them through literature, film, television and other forms of media using a critical discourse analysis. An exploration of racial stereotypes, cultural appropriation, and how Indigenous peoples have employed art, literature, and film as sites of cultural resistance and resurgence.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences