Indigenous Peoplesí Political Structures
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

First Nations Political Structures introduces students to First Nations Peoples' laws and institutions, and criminal justice systems. In this course, students will gain awareness of the importance of preserving Indigenous justice systems. Students will develop an understanding of the effects of Western judicial systems and the strains they create for First Nations Peoples relationships with Western governments. Topics include indigenous identities, government policy implications, tensions between law enforcement officers and Indigenous Peoples on and off reserves, self-development and colonialism. (Online Learning only)

Additional Course Information
PD100 or SAFE200 or CC291/PD291.