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Canadian Studies (CDNS)

School of Canadian Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

CDNS 2010 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Aboriginal-Canadian Relations

Interdisciplinary introduction to the foundational relationship between Aboriginal Peoples and the state (1763 to 1982). Topics include historical treaties, Métis history, Inuit and Northern issues, Indian status, residential schools, colonial policy and constitutional participation. This is the foundational course to understanding contemporary Aboriginal issues.
Prerequisite: one of CDNS 1000, FYSM 1406, FYSM 1409 FYSM 1600 or permission of the School of Canadian Studies.
Two-hour lecture, one hour weekly discussion group.

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