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

HI426
Reading Seminar on Aboriginal History in North America 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: 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
Exclusions
HI476* taken prior to May 1, 2010.
Notes
1.0 credit, one-term historiographical course.