Indigenous Eastern Canada: Peoples and Societies Under Colonialism
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

History of Indigenous peoples (status and non-status "Indians," Inuit and Métis) in what becomes Eastern Canada, from the 10th century C.E. 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 Turtle Island; contact(s); fur trade(s); encounters with Christianity, destruction of the Beothuk; Canadian government policies (e.g. Indian Act, residential schools, genocide); Indigenous activism and resiliency; cultural reclamation, and resurgence.{C}