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Study Areas


Indigenous Studies

  • INDG 110 Introduction to Canadian Indigenous Studies

    This is a survey course of Indigenous peoples and issues from their origins in North America to the contemporary period. In general, this course seeks to emphasize the place (and indeed, centrality) of Indigenous peoples and issues within historic and contemporary Canada.

  • INDG 356 Indigenous Literature

    This course is a study of North American Native literature across genre, region, period, form, and people. It emphasizes a perspective informed by Native literary criticism and theory. This course will also explore Indigenous perspectives on history, religion, identity, voice, and the process of colonization.

    Cross-listed: ENG 356 Indigenous Literature

    Prerequisite: ENG 100 Literature and Composition I and ENG 101 Literature and Composition II

  • INDG 430 Indigenous-Newcomer Relations in Canada

    This course examines the shared history of Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous Canadians from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Particular attention is paid to economic relationships, the treaty process and Canadian state formation, the intersection of a Indigenous and western forms of religion, assimilative endeavours and Indigenous resistance, and contemporary social, legal, and political issues.

    Cross-listed: HIS 430 Indigenous-Newcomer Relations in Canada

    Prerequisite: 6 credit hours of History and/or Indigenous Studies

  • INDG 450 Indigenous Epistemology and Pedagogy

    An examination of Indigenous learning philosophies and instructional strategies, both of which demand an understanding of Indigenous epistemology. This course investigates Indigenous ways of knowing and being and the art of teaching and instructing in a manner that respects Indigenous protocols and knowledge.

    Cross-listed: EDUC 450 Indigenous Epistemology and Pedagogy