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Indigenous Learning 1011 Introduction to Cree I View Details
See Department of Languages, Indigenous Languages, Cree 1010, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Cree 1010
Offering: 3-2; 0-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 1013 Introduction to Cree II View Details
See Department of Languages, Indigenous Languages, Cree 1012, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Cree 1012
Offering: 0-0; 3-2
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 1014 Introduction to Severn Ojibwe I View Details
See Department of Languages, Indigenous Languages, Ojibwe 1013, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Ojibwe 1013
Offering: 3-2; 0-0
Notes: Students may receive credit for only one of Indigenous Learning 1014/Ojibwe 1013 and Indigenous Learning 1015/Ojibwe 1014.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 1015 Introduction to Western Ojibwe I View Details
See Department of Languages, Indigenous Languages, Ojibwe 1014, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Ojibwe 1014
Offering: 3-2; 0-0
Notes: *Students may receive credit for only one of Indigenous Learning 1014/Ojibwe 1013 and Indigenous Learning 1015/Ojibwe 1014.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 1016 Introduction to Severn Ojibwe II View Details
See Department of Languages, Indigenous Languages, Ojibwe 1015, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Ojibwe 1015
Offering: 0-0; 3-2
Notes: Students may receive credit for only one of Indigenous Learning 1016/Ojibwe 1015 and Indigenous Learning 1017/Ojibwe 1016.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 1017 Introduction to Western Ojibwe II View Details
See Department of Languages, Indigenous Languages, Ojibwe 1016, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Ojibwe 1016
Offering: 0-0; 3-2
Notes: *Students may receive credit for only one of Indigenous Learning 1016/Ojibwe 1015 and Indigenous Learning 1017/Ojibwe 1016.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 1100 Introduction to Indigenous Learning View Details
This course provides an introduction to the experience of Indigenous Peoples before and after the arrival of Europeans. The aim of the course is to assist the student in exploring Indigenous traditions and understanding the current situation of Indigenous Peoples.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 1310 Methods/Approaches Applied to Indigenous Learning View Details
Interdisciplinary in approach, this course draws from areas such as anthropology, ethnography, history and linguistics; of particular importance is the use of oral tradition, art and/or material culture as the means of acquiring a comprehensive method of understanding the process of Indigenous Learning.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 1312 Indingenous Imagery View Details
Provides students with an understanding of the changing perception of Indigenous Peoples. Working with art, print, film and videos, this course will not only document Indigenous imagery but more importantly, will consider how the image does or does not reflect the realities of the Indigenous community. An attempt will also be made to gauge the impact that this imagery has had on the changing relationship between Indigenous and settlers/newcomers.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Indigenous Learning 2316 may not take Indigenous Learning 1312 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 1314 Indigenous Peoples and the Issues View Details
Students are introduced to some of the key issues in contemporary Indigenous life. Among others, the topics will include economic development, the impact of technology and education.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Indigenous Learning 3437 may not take Indigenous Learning 1314 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2054 Indigenous Peoples and Natural Resources View Details
See Faculty of Natural Resources Management, Natural Resources Management Courses, Natural Resources Management 2054, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Natural Resources Management 2054
Offering: 2-3; 0-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2173 The Archaeology of North America View Details
See Department of Anthropology, Anthropology Courses, Anthropology 2173, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Anthropology 2173
Course Classifications: Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2301 Special Topics View Details
The topics of the course will vary according to the interests of participating students. The course will offer students the opportunity to further their understanding of Indigenous Peoples and their community. Through oral knowledge, material culture, and a wide variety of other resources, students will acquire insight into the topics pursued.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2302 Transfer of Educational Jurisdiction View Details
Under the Canadian government Indian policy of devolution, negotiations are occurring between the government of Canada, represented by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) and various First Nations and Tribal organizations for the transfer of jurisdiction for education back to Indigenous Peoples. This course explores this process of negotiation taking into consideration treaty obligations in regard to education, statutory requirements for education and contemporary federal and provincial education policy.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2311 Indigenous Peoples and Newcomers View Details
The social, cultural, political and economic interactions among Indigenous Peoples and settlers/newcomers, in historical and contemporary settings. Topics will range from the fur trade economy, through mission activity to land-use patterns. Some of the more contemporary issues considered include the environment, traditional knowledge, self-government and the changing world order. The course aims to enhance students' understanding of the relationships between peoples and the processes of cultural sharing.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Permission of the Chair of the Department of Indigenous Learning

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2312 Indigenous Peoples and the North View Details
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

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Indigenous Learning 2313 Indigenous Peoples and the Urban Community View Details
An overview of the urban experience of Indigenous Peoples in Canada with a concentration on the twentieth century. The course examines the contemporary circumstances of Indigenous Peoples in larger urban centres. Topics include housing, employment, health care services, education and recreational opportunities.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2314 Metis Peoples of Canada View Details
The origins and development of the Métis Nation. The course deals with topics such as the Métis Nation's relationship with the fur trade and agricultural development at Red River, but also considers many of the contemporary issues encountered by Métis people, including land claims, political organization and community development.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2315 Community Well-Being and Indigenous Peoples View Details
Offers students an understanding of the concept of community well-being as it is perceived within the context of the Indigenous community. The course will identify the various components considered integral to the continued functioning of community life. Topics discussed will range from family relations to community support mechanisms, in an effort to understand the various attributes of physical, mental, emotional as well as spiritual well-being.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2317 A Critical Approach to Community Development View Details
Designed as an introductory course with the intention of providing students with an overview of the process of community development. Students will acquire an understanding of development themes such as sustainability, capacity building, resource partnerships, integrated frameworks and asset planning. Particularity important to the discussion will be the role of Aboriginal organizations/agencies such as the First Nations Development Institute, the Center for American Indian Economic Development and the National Centre for First Nations Development in the community development process. Stressing a culturally grounded path of community development, the course will focus on strength based planning or what is often called "asset based community development".
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Indigenous Learning 2318 Social Economy and Community Economic Development View Details
Using the Canadian Community Economic Development Network National Policy Council’s definition of social economy, which states that the social economy “consists of association based initiatives founded on values of service to members of the community rather than generating profits”, students will critically assess social economy theory and the application of social economy theory to the Aboriginal community. In particular, students will evaluate the so-called “five defining principles of social economy theory” and determine if they are part of the continuing colonial legacy as is expressed through “neoliberal” economic thinking or if they are part of a growing movement towards grassroot, community economic development.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Indigenous Learning 2331 Comparative Community Development View Details
Students will review models of community development in an effort to highlight successful characteristics of community development. Funding strategies, partnership development, skill enhancement or job training, infrastructure revitalization, leadership and decision-making are all part of the equation and are the issues that are presented in the course as integral to successful community development. From gaming to forestry, the comparative approach will offer students considerable insight into the realities of community development.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Indigenous Learning 2431 Indigenous Peoples and the Past View Details
This course focuses on an analysis of Indigenous cultures from prehistoric times through to the height of the fur trade. The aim of the course is to evaluate Indigenous-settler/newcomer relations prior to 1885.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Permission of the Chair of the Department of Indigenous Learning

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2433 Indigenous Peoples and the Government View Details
Considers Indigenous-government relations since the time of Confederation. Topics include the status of Indigenous women, education and Indigenous peoples, the role of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, and the nature of treaty organizations.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2434 Traditional Decision-Making View Details
Presents traditional decision-making of Indigenous Peoples as a "way of life". By understanding the patterns of life of Indigenous Peoples one can also acquire an understanding of governance. Beginning with the world view of Indigenous Peoples, followed by a discussion of the way of life as can be seen through activities such as fishing, hunting, trapping, berry picking and wild rice harvesting, the protocols and/or patterns of the decision-making process become apparent. Specific themes of discussion include consensus and consensus formation, directional leadership, stories and story telling, teaching of the Elders and the family/clan orientation of the decision-making process.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Indigenous Learning 2710 Indigenous Health Philosophy View Details
Offers students an introduction to Indigenous health knowledge by focussing on "mino bimaadiziwin" or living well as the basis of Indigenous well-being. Living well includes the balancing of physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being, all of which is seen to be integral to the overall health of the individual. Indigenous health beliefs are presented as being interconnected with all aspects of life and include the relationship that Indigenous Peoples have with the land through to kin relationships and the respect that is shown to all things.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Indigenous Learning 2711 Indigenous Peoples, Myth and Drama View Details
Indigenous oral tradition as a form of art. Concepts of narrative are explored by acting out myth and stories. Acting styles are developed using body movements and voice (diction and interpretation). Creative expression is developed through writing, acting and cultural self-awareness.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2717 Indigenous Literature in Canada View Details
A study of literature in English by First Nations, Métis and Inuit authors within Canada. Topics to be covered may include the relationship between oral and written traditions; the adaptation of forms of English-language literature so that they are more appropriate to Indigenous cultural contexts; and the use of literary texts to teach aspects of philosophy, history, religion and/or environmental science.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Indigenous Learning 1100, or second year standing, or one FCE in English at the first-year level, or permission of the Chair of the Department of English.

Cross-List(s): English 2717
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Indigenous Learning 2702/English 2702 may not take Indigenous Learning/English 2717 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2805 Indigenous Canadian World Views View Details
This course is designed to introduce the student to the manner in which the world is viewed from the perspective of the Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Through a comparative analysis of the many interpretations placed upon the Indigenous perspective by mainstream society basic insights into the traditional Indigenous world view can be gained. The course discusses some of the distinctive aspects of Indigenous cultural perspectives. The significance of these aspects and their implications in contemporary issues concerning cultural, social, legal, political and economic matters is explored.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 2811 Corporations and the Status Indian View Details
The formation of corporations under applicable legislation as legal entities; development of mandate; corporate policy makers; administration and functioning of corporations within the context of the Indian Act. Recent case law will be reviewed to examine the connections between corporations and the Indian reserve system in Canada.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Indigenous Learning 3010 Indigenous Design and Technology View Details
Focuses on traditional designs, crafts and technologies of Indigenous Peoples of Canada from pre-contact to the present. Historical and cultural contexts are analyzed as they relate to Indigenous Peoples and their artistic production.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Education 3010
Offering: 1-2; or 1-2
Course Classifications: Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3060 Indigenous Arts and Crafts View Details
See Department of Visual Arts, Visual Arts Courses, Visual Arts 3060, for full description.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Cross-List(s): Visual Arts 3060
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3100 Research Methodology View Details
Consideration of the principles of research design and organization as they apply to Indigenous Learning; methods used in planning and conducting research; the analysis and display of data using qualitative and quantitative techniques.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3110 Special Topics View Details
The content of this course will vary from year to year depending upon the interests of the students and the availability of faculty. It is intended to offer students the opportunity of pursuing specific interests through independent research.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3233 Resistance and Indigenous Peoples View Details
The changing relationship between Indigenous Peoples and settler society is examined with a special focus on Indigenous mobilization and its consequences. Topics include colonization and decolonization, political mobilization and resistance, land-use and occupancy, cultural rights and language protection. Examples such as the Chiapas experience in Mexico, the Achuar in Peru, the Circassian in Russia as well as the Ojibway, Mohawk and Cree in Canada, will be presented as case studies of Indigenous resistance. So too will the activity of the American Indian Movement, the Zapatistas and the Tupac Katari. Comparative discussion of direct action versus negotiated settlement will be one of the cornerstones of the course.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Indigenous Learning 3235 Indigenous People and Self-Determination View Details
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1966, states that all "peoples have the right to self-determination". The course content will offer an overview of the assertion of the right to self-determination by Indigenous People. In particular, the five fundamental characteristics of self-determination, freedom from discrimination, respect for cultural integrity, social welfare and development, lands and natural resources and self-government are examined.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Indigenous Learning 3311 Indigenous Peoples and Community View Details
An exploration of community based issues as they relate to Indigenous Peoples. Topics discussed range from the demography of the Indigenous community to strategies of community economic development, and include such elements as community-based education, transportation, information access and community infrastructure programs.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3312 Shelter in Indigenous Communities View Details
Offers students a detailed understanding of housing and the housing process in the Indigenous community. Beginning with the traditional shelter forms of Indigenous Peoples and moving through to the more contemporary housing structures delivered through, for example, the Rural and Native Housing Program, course content will focus on culturally appropriate shelter forms. From communal living space to shelter orientation, students will consider not only the housing needs of the Indigenous community but also the ways in which those needs have been met.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3330 The North American Fur Trade View Details
See Department of History, History Courses, History 3330, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): History 3330/Northern Studies 3330
Course Classifications: Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3333 Colonial Encounters in Canada View Details
See Department of History, History Courses, History 3333, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): History 3333
Course Classifications: Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3351 Aboriginal Peoples and the Law View Details
See Department of Political Science, Political Science Courses, Political Science 3351, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Political Science 3351
Course Classifications: Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3435 Indigenous People and the Land View Details
During the past few years, land ownership has emerged as a central issue in Indigenous Peoples-government relations. This course examines some of the main controversies centering on this issue.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Environmental Studies 3435/Northern Studies 3435
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3501 Indigenous Narratives, Myths, Legends, and Ceremonies View Details
A variety of Indigenous narratives, myths, legends and ceremonies are surveyed using and developing methodologies both of current scholarship and Indigenous traditions.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3611 Gender Relations in the Indigenous Community View Details
The study of social relations within the Indigenous community, with a focus on gender. Themes include male/female roles, family relations, the concept of extended family and the various political organizations established by Indigenous women.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3612 Indigenous Women and Health View Details
Indigenous women and health in the traditional and contemporary world. The life cycle as focus: newborn child, adolescent, woman and elder. Significant aspects of women's health and health-related issues. Consideration of women's roles as lifegivers, caregivers, teachers, healers and community advisors.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Women's Studies 3612
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Women's Studies Group 1 Course
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3613 Indigenous Women and their Changing Roles View Details
The changing roles of Indigenous women, from cultural traditions of the past to contemporary situations in Indigenous communities. Topics include: the effects of the fur trade, the Indian Act, Indigenous women's organizations, Indigenous women as writers and artists and contemporary Indigenous women as leaders and role models.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Women's Studies 3613
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Women's Studies Group 1 Course
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3711 Contemporary Health Issues View Details
Designed to provide students with an overview of the contemporary health issues confronting the Aboriginal community in Canada, students will assess both the positive as well as the negative aspects of health and well-being. Not only will students acquire an understanding of the health-care issues that are confronting the Aboriginal community, they will also address the health-care discourse and the movement to decolonize the same.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Indigenous Learning 3713 Western Science and the Health of the Aboriginal Community View Details
In much of the western world, biomedicine has emerged as the dominant, or officially, legitimized health-care system. In the process, Indigenous ways of providing for the health and well-being of Indigenous Peoples have been not only marginalized but in many ways devalued and undermined, leading some scholars to conclude that biomedicine has become part and parcel of the "pathologizing colonial discourse" of the western world. The relationship between western science and the health and well-being of the Aboriginal community is explored. Topics of discussion include diagnosis and treatment of disease, access to health-care providers, language and the transmission of information, knowledge hierarchies and the ethnocentric basis of western science.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Indigenous Learning 3750 21st Century Indigenous Storytelling View Details
A study of contemporary First Nations, Native American, Métis and Inuit storytelling, focusing both on continuing oral and literary traditions, and also on how Indigenous storytellers make use of genres such as film, television, song and digital media.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Two FCEs in Indigenous Learning, including at least one half course at the second-year level; or two FCEs in English, including at least one half-course at the second-year level; or permisision of the Chair of the Department of English.

Cross-List(s): English 3750
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3751 Indigenous Children's and Young Adult Literature View Details
A study of children's and young adult literature written by First Nations, Native American, Métis and Inuit authors. Texts to be studied will cover a range of genres, such as picture books, comic books and graphic novels, drama, verse, fiction, life-writing, television and film.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Two FCEs in Indigenous Learning, including at least one half-course at the second-year level; or two FCEs in English, including at least one half-course at the second-year level; or permission of the Chair of the Department of English.

Cross-List(s): English 3751
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3811 The Rights of Aboriginal Peoples in S.35 View Details
An analysis of the impact of two 1990 decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada on the special relationship between the Crown and Indigenous Peoples, established by the early treaties and given general expression in the Royal Proclamation of 1763. An examination of the emerging constitutional regime of S.35 in light of the continuing interpretation of the Indian Act and subsequent judicial decisions that portray "Indians" as wards of the state.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 3819 First Nations Women's Writing View Details
See Department of English, English Courses, English 3819, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): English 3819/Women's Studies 3819

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Indigenous Learning 4012 Honours Seminar in Indigenous Literatures View Details
Advanced study of a topic in Indigenous Literatures. Students should see the Department of English website for further information about each topic.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Four FCEs in Indigenous Learning; or four FCEs in English; or permission of the Chair of the Department of English

Cross-List(s): English 4012
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: May only be taken by Honours English or Indigenous Learning students or with permission of the Chair of the Department of English.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 4111 Honours Project I View Details
Provides the student with the skills and background necessary for project writing and/or presentation. In consultation with a faculty supervisor, the student will develop a project proposal which sets out the parameters of the second term project and includes an annotated bibliograpy of relevant research materials.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Permission of the Chair of the Department of Indigenous Learning

Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 4112 Honours Project II View Details
In consultation with a faculty supervisor, the student will research, write and present the project started in Indigenous Learning 4111.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Indigenous Learning 4111 and Permission of the Department
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Indigenous Learning 4213 Politics in the Canadian North View Details
See Department of Political Science, Political Science Courses, Political Science 4213, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): A previous course in Political Science or permission of the instructor
Cross-List(s): Political Science 4213/Northern Studies 4213
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Political Science 4203 may not take Indigenous Learning 4213/Political Science 4213 for credit.

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Indigenous Learning 4301 Special Topics View Details
This offers students the opportunity of pursuing specific interests through independent work. In consultation with a faculty member or adjunct, students identify a topic area, develop a curriculum and undertake an independent learning experience.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 4302 Indigenous Peoples and the World View Details
A comparative overview of the experience of Indigenous Peoples; the North American experience compared to the contrasting life experiences of Indigenous Peoples in Australia, Russia and the Scandinavian countries. Issues considered will include traditional cultures and government policies.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 4411 Social Work Practice and Aboriginal People View Details
See School of Social Work, Social Work courses, Social Work 4411, for full course description
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Social Work 4411
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Indigenous Learning 3411/Social Work 3411 may not take Indigenous Learning 4411/Social Work 4411 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Indigenous Learning 4801 Indigenous Self-government in International Law View Details
Indigenous self-government in Canada within the context of International Law, examined through such instruments as the International Labour Organizations Conventions on Indigenous Peoples, United Nations Human Rights Agreements and the domestic law of Canada.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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