Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Indigenous Peoples and the North

Indigenous Learning 2312 Indigenous Peoples and the North
With special focus on the Arctic and sub-Arctic, this course offers students an overview of the northern experience. It will include an historical appraisal of Indigenous Peoples and a more contemporary account of northern populations. Topics range from the whaling activities of Indigenous Peoples, through shelter type and/or form, to the impact of industrial development on the Indigenous population. Particular attention will be paid to issues such as hydro-electric power development, forestry, mining and pipeline construction.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Environmental Studies 2312/Northern Studies 2312
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content