This course is an introduction to the multidisciplinary field of First Nations Studies and its nature and goals as an academic discipline. From multiple Aboriginal worldviews, students will examine Canadian Aboriginal identities, voices, communities, cultures, histories, values, beliefs, languages, oral traditions, literature, and art. Relationships between culture, language and land will also be examined. The course also introduces students to the important historical, cultural, social and political realities that have and continue to impact the lives of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. 3
Provincial English 12 or ENGL 050 or equivalent.