Native Studies 30

Learners will dig deeply into Canada’s history, focusing in on the story of our Indigenous peoples. They will explore Canada’s inconvenient truths around nation-building, social stereotypes, and the prevalent myths concerning Indigenous peoples.

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Online Asynchronous


One Social Science 30 Credit OR One Canadian Studies 30 Credit OR One Elective 30 Credit

What Will I Learn?

Learners will trace political and social activism from decorated war veterans to the leaders of highly prosperous and self-governing nations. Knowing the causes and effects of shifting relationships, power, and authority will prepare learners to better understand the present day challenges facing Indigenous peoples and grow their understanding of the circumstances today that are renewing and moving that relationship forward in the spirit of reconciliation.

The course invites learners to demonstrate their understanding in a variety of ways; pose questions and make real-world connections with the content.

Units of Study

    Identity and Stereotypes

    Historical Context of Treaty-Making

    Shifting Relationships

    Shifting Power and Authority

    Economic Growth and Prosperity

    Social and Cultural Dynamics

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