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.
What you will learn from this course
- Fur Trade’
- Trick or Treaty
- New Rules, New Game
- “Killing the Indian in the Child”
- A Modern Indian?
- Red Power
- Sovereign Lands
- Indigenous Women
- Indigenous in the City
- Current Social Movements
- Living’ Traditions – Expressions in Pop Culture and Art
Course Rating : 4.8
Course Duration: 21 Hours
Course Level: All
Offered By: University of Alberta
Course Instructors: Dr. Tracy Bear and Dr. Paul L. Gareau
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