Hist 209: Indigenous Histories of Canada

Hist 209: Indigenous Histories of Canada

Hist 209: Indigenous Histories of Canada
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Hist 110 OR Hist 120; and 12 credits

ENGL 100

In this survey course, students will trace the history and development of Indigenous peoples as Canada established itself as a nation. Topics include pre-colonial Indigenous cultures and systems of governance, initial contacts with Europeans, early acts of resistance, shifts in government policy at Confederation, settler colonialism and attempts to erase Indigenous cultures, the legacy of residential schools, resistance in the late 20th century, experiences of Indigenous women, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, access to traditional resources, and modern health issues.