Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies that explores the different histories and contemporary perspectives of Indigenous peoples living in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores complex experiences Indigenous peoples face 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.
Indigenous CanadaUniversity of Alberta
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Human Rights and Allyship
- Indigenous Studies
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Trick or Treaty
New Rules, New Game
- 5 stars84.31%
- 4 stars13.80%
- 3 stars1.41%
- 2 stars0.23%
- 1 star0.22%
TOP REVIEWS FROM INDIGENOUS CANADA
I really loved this class. It was great learning about the First Nations of Canada. There was so much I didn't know about that I learned from this course. It was all very enlightening and interesting.
I learned so much. Going through the course material was a great experience. It really opened up my eyes and mind. The material is well laid out and I was able to complete the segments at a good pace.
Highly recommended - I have recommended it some of my staff who are interested in both taking the course and reading the materials. I should note they are First Nations and are as interested as I was.
Excellent course that provides a great foundation for learning about Indigenous cultures and worldviews. Provides thoughtful topics to explore and insightful knowledge. I highly recommend this course!
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