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Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) 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....
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English

Sous-titres : English

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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Dates limites flexibles

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Recommandé : 12 weeks, 3-5 hours a week.

Approx. 20 heures pour terminer
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English

Sous-titres : English

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

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Worldview

In this introductory module, students learn the significance of stories and storytelling in Indigenous societies. We explore history that comes from Indigenous worldviews, this includes worldviews from the Inuit, Nehiyawak, Kanien:keha’ka and Tlingit peoples....
Reading
4 vidéos (Total 51 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video4 vidéos
Storytelling10 min
Indigenous Worldviews16 min
Reuben Quinn11 min
Reading2 lectures
Worldview Course Notes10 min
Interactive Painting: A Tribute to Aboriginal Women10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Module 1 Quiz10 min

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Fur Trade

This module discusses pre-contact trading systems between Indigenous peoples of North America with a focus on the geographical region of Canada. We examine the chronological events of contact with Europeans and the events leading up to, and during the fur trade. This module also explores the long lasting social, political and economic ramifications of the fur trade on Indigenous peoples....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 72 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Colonization12 min
The Fur Trade Part 127 min
The Fur Trade Part 215 min
Frank Tough13 min
Reading2 lectures
Fur Trade Course Notes10 min
Interactive Painting: Education10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Module 2 Quiz28 min

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Trick or Treaty

Examines Indigenous and settler perspectives of treaty making. Discusses the variation of treaties in Canada and the unique circumstances surrounding these events. Outlines the temporal and geographical history of the numbered treaties (beginning on the east) and ends with a discussion of the historical events and policies leading up to Métis scrip....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 65 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Numbered Treaties Part 112 min
Numbered Treaties Part 28 min
Numbered Treaties Part 36 min
The Métis Nation19 min
Reading2 lectures
Trick or Treaty Course Notes10 min
Interactive Painting: Governance10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Module 3 Quiz40 min

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New Rules, New Game

This lesson begins with a discussion about what is distinctive in Indigenous legal traditions. Explores impacts of policies put in place as British North America attempted to solidify itself geographically and socially. Examines the ways in which the Indian Act contributed to assimilation....
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3 vidéos (Total 44 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video3 vidéos
Outside Influences Part 114 min
Outside Influences Part 212 min
Reading2 lectures
New Rules, New Game Course Notes10 min
Interactive Painting: Governance10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Module 4 Quiz24 min
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par YHSep 25th 2017

This course was eye-opening and an essential learning experience for my work with First Nations children and their families. I have and will continue to recommend this course to my colleagues.

par FPApr 29th 2018

This class is a MUST. You will end up with a clear understanding of the First Nations peoples culture and challenges. Only then will one be able to make an informed decision on the matter.

Enseignants

Dr. Tracy Bear

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Native Studies & Dept. of Women's and Gender Studies

Dr. Paul Gareau

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Native Studies

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