Subject: Indigenous Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Indigenous Studies

Description

This course focuses on a wide range of Indigenous gender issues and provides valuable information about past and current Indigenous male and female gender roles. Emphasis is placed on the historical context as a means of understanding the effects of colonialism, sexism, and racism on the lived experiences of Indigenous men and women. Current theories and methodologies of Indigenous feminism will be explored.

Note: Students with credit for NS 298 Gender in Traditional and Contemporary Indigenous Societies or NS 230 may not take this course for credit. This course was labeled NS 230 until 2015.
Prerequisite(s): NS 107.3 or INDG 107.3 and 3 additional credit units from ANTH, ARCH, ECON, GEOG, INDG, LING, NS, POLS, PSY, SOC, or WGST

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