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

Studies the adaptations and persistence of family as the fundamental unit of social and political organization of Aboriginal society from mid-19th century to the present. Topics to be considered are kinship, marriage, birth culture, child rearing, rites of passage, education, and interface with Canadian institutions and mainstream cultural expectations. Format is lectures, readings, seminars, guest speakers, film and research.

Note: Students with credit for NS 298 Cultural Survival of Aboriginal Family or NS 255 may not take this course for credit. This course was labeled NS 255 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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