Indigenous Western Canada
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History of Indigenous peoples (status and non-status "Indians," Inuit and Métis) in Western Canada. While considering the legacy of ancient Indigenous history and centuries of Indigenous autonomy, HI345 focuses especially on Indigenous Peoples under colonialism. Topics may include ancient Indigenous Canada; contact(s); fur trade(s) and later economic developments; Indigenous-missionary relations; Métis histories; treaty-making; governmental policies; Indigenous activism; and cultural reclamation.{C}