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


This course explores issues relating to the historical and contemporary experiences of Indigenous women in northern North America. It examines themes including Indigenous understandings of gender and kinship; the history of settler colonial policy and the regulation of Indigenous women; the law and criminalization; labour and informal economies; politics and activism; and motherhood and child welfare. This course also considers Indigenous feminist analyses and its relationship to understanding Indigenous women’s issues.

Prerequisite(s): INDG 230.3 and 9 credit units INDG courses at the 300 level; or permission of the instructor.
Note: Students with credit for INDG 498 Indigenous Women Feminism Politics and Resistance may not take this course for credit.

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