Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

HI476
Research Seminar on Aboriginal North America: Interpreting Native History since Columbus
1.0 Credit

This comparative seminar examines the post-contact experience of Native peoples in North America (including "Indians", Métis, Mestizos and Inuit) to better understand historical, Aboriginal identities under colonialism. The course will cover the following selected topics including contact, epidemics, trade and work, social change, encounters with Christianity, violence, the evolution of governmental policies towards First Peoples, pan-Indianism, activism and cultural renaissance, and Native and non-Native interpretations of the past. {S}

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
HI426*.
Exclusions
HI476*.
Notes
1.0 credit, one-term research course.