Inuit Perspectives and Experiences - INST 1002

This course explores the history of Inuit people through the Eskimo Identification Canada system, the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, Inuit traditional systems of naming, and the present-day issues of Inuit Canadians. Additionally, this course looks at current issues facing Inuit Canadians such as climate change, the Northwest Passage, tourism, and other topics as they arise. As well as looking at Northern Inuit people, students will examine the complexities of southern-based urban Inuit life.

Note: Restricted to Indigenous Studies, Open Studies

This course is the only post-secondary course offering in the Treaty 6 area that focuses exclusively on the history and present-day issues of Inuit Canadians. The topic of Inuit Canadians is often omitted in post-secondary programs, and this course brings forward this silenced population of at least 65,025 people. The history of Inuit Canadians is explored through the Eskimo Identification Canada system, the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, Inuit traditional systems of naming, and the present-day issues of Inuit Canadians, and brings to light the complexities of southern-based urban Inuit life.

Note: Restricted to Indigenous Studies, Open Studies


Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Edmonton

Winter Jan 9 - Apr 21, 2023 Tue: 12:30 - 03:30 pm
12077 A01 No

To take this course, you must be enrolled in one of the related programs:

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