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


This course examines the relationship between indigeneity, sexuality, and the law in contemporary contexts in Indigenous and settler colonial legal orders. Drawing on Indigenous feminist and queer Indigenous legal studies, various topics will be examined, such as: Indigenous laws; the regulation of Indigenous sexuality in settler colonial nation building; marriage; monogamy, polygamy, polyamory; sterilization; sexual health and the law; sexual violence; HIV non-disclosure in sexual relationships; sex work and trafficking; and bodily self-determination and Indigenous articulations of sexuality.

Prerequisite(s): INDG 230 or permission of the instructor.

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