This course is an introduction to the diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada and the Maritimes. Topics include: Indigenous studies as a discipline, world views, societies, cultures, politics, colonization, decolonization, survivance and re-storying. It emphasizes Indigenous authors and voices and introduces principles and practices of cross-cultural communication and relationships. A key objective of the course is for students to explore, through increased skills and knowledge, their motivations, positioning, and goals in pursuing Indigenous Studies. (Format: Lecture/Experiential Learning 3 Hours) (Distribution: Social World-a) (Exclusion: UNST 1991 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies) Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 11:20AM Hart Hall 218.
- Professor: Karl Hele