Course description

This course aims to promote a basic understanding of the history, politics, and resiliency of Indigenous peoples in Canada. The course includes an overview of the Truth and Reconciliation Report, UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People, and the Royal Commission on Aboriginal people. As we improve our understanding of Indigenous history and political structure, we can better appreciate the history and challenges faced by contemporary Indigenous Peoples. Learn about the Truth and Reconciliation and prepare your own action plan to be an ally.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery