Thunder Bay • Orillia

Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Learning Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S (Indigenous Teacher Education Program) (TB) - Indigenous Literature in Canada

English 2717 Indigenous Literature in Canada
A study of literature in English by First Nations, M├ętis 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

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

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