Programs & Courses
ANTH 213 - Contemporary Aboriginal Issues in Canada
Contemporary Aboriginal Issues in Canada
An exploration of the history of Aboriginal/state relations, the development of Indian policy, and current efforts of Aboriginal peoples to address historical matters through the critique of the residential school system and the pursuit of self government, land claims, modern treaties and Aboriginal rights. Includes a critical examination of Canadian historical writing, popular culture, and stereotypes of Indians and will survey contemporary Aboriginal expressions of identity in the arts, literature, cultural performances, and other public contexts.