INST 203: Indigenous Studies 1 Report a Broken Link

This course introduces the historical, anthropological, sociological, and political science perspectives on the origins and implications of major federal and provincial government policies bearing on Aboriginal peoples. 

Unit 1: Identity: Social, Political, Psychological, and Legal Consequences


Required reading for Unit 1, Section 1

Required reading for Unit 1, Section 1

Required reading for Unit 1, Section 2 

Required reading for Unit 1, Section 2

Required reading for Unit 1, Section 3

Required reading for Unit 1, Section 3

Required reading for Unit 1, Section 3

Required reading for Unit 1, Section 4

Unit 2: Indian Treaties


Required reading for Unit 2, Section 2

Required reading for Unit 2, Section 3. (Chapter 2 of  The First Nations: Indian Government and the Canadian Confederation by Delia Opekokew.  Reproduced with permission.)

Required reading for Unit 2, Section 3

Required reading for Unit 2, Section 3

Required reading for Unit 2, Section 4

Required reading for Unit 2, Section 4

Required reading for Unit 2, Section 4

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Required reading for Unit 2, Section 5

Unit 3: The Métis: The Emergence and Status of an Aboriginal Group


Required reading for Unit 3, Section 1

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Required reading for Unit 3, Section 3