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


This course offers students an overview of historical and contemporary Métis, otehpayimusuak and âpihtawikosisânak politics and governance. The use of these three names emphasizes the diversity of distinct, self-determining groups situated in Canada commonly referred to under the single term of ‘Métis.’ The term 'otehpayimusuak' is a Cree-language derived term for 'people who own themselves' and âpihtawikosisânak may be translated as “half-son” or “half-cousin.”

Prerequisite(s): POLS 222.3
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