Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
College: Arts and Science
Department: Indigenous Studies
Emphasis is on the First Nations and Metis peoples of Western Canada. Emphasis will be placed on the historical significance of worldviews as captured in their intellectual and cultural traditions. In order to explore these traditions, this course will focus on examining First Nations and Metis history in the late eighteenth century through to the mid-nineteenth century. Assignments will help the student develop tools of analysis essential to the development of research and writing skills.
Note: Students with credit for NS 260 or NS 261 may not take this course for credit. This course was labeled NS 261 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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