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Indigenous Canada - Offered By Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta

  • 01-Jun-2023
  • 01-Jul-2024
  • Free - Online self-directed All Year

Free - Online self-directed Coures. No end or deadline

Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Topics for the 12 lessons include the fur trade and other exchange relationships, land claims and environmental impacts, legal systems and rights, political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, and contemporary Indigenous life, art and its expressions.

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Topics Covered

  • The fur trade and other exchange relationships

  • Land claims and environmental impacts

  • Legal systems and rights

  • Political conflicts and alliances

  • Indigenous political activism

  • Contemporary Indigenous life, art and its expressions.

Course Format

  • Delivery: Online
  • Level: Beginner
  • Commitment: 12 weeks of study, 2—3 hours/week

This course consists of twelve modules, each with a series of:

  • video lectures
  • a set of course notes and course glossary
  • and required and recommended readings.

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