This is a survey course of First Nations peoples and issues from their origins in North America to the contemporary
period. In general, this course seeks to legitimize the place (and indeed, centrality) of First Nations peoples and
issues within historic and contemporary Canada.
NTST 430 Native-Newcomer Relations in Canada (3)
This course examines the shared history of aboriginal peoples and non-native Canadians from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Particular attention is paid to economic relationships, the treaty process and Canadian state formation, the intersection of aboriginal and western forms of religion, assimilative endeavours and aboriginal resistance, and contemporary social, legal, and political issues.
Prerequisite(s): 6 credit hours of History and/or Native Studies