Indigenous Social Policy and the Law - INST 2220

Credit(s): 3 | Hours: Lecture - 45, Lab - 0, Work Experience - , Other - 0

This course explores the complex issues associated with Canadian policies and legal practices affecting Indigenous communities. Students will read a weekly report dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of Indigenous peoples in Canada and familiarize themselves with Aboriginal title, rights and Treaty rights, and Indigenous laws and governance. By keeping up with the latest news and analyses pertaining to Indigenous rights, students will also develop the knowledge and skills necessary to critically examine the historical and contemporary dimensions of social and legal policy in Canada regarding Indigenous communities.

Prerequisites: INST 1000 Restricted to Indigenous Studies, Open Studies

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