Indigenous Eastern Canada
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

History of Indigenous peoples (status and non-status "Indians," Inuit and Métis) in Eastern Canada, from the 10th century to the present. While considering the legacy of ancient Indigenous history and centuries of Indigenous autonomy, HI344 focuses especially on Indigenous Peoples under colonialism. Topics may include ancient Indigenous Canada; contact(s); fur trade(s); encounters with Christianity, destruction of the Beothuk, government policies for Indigenous peoples, Native activism; and cultural reclamation.{C}