AP/INDG2060 6.0 A: Treaties and the Indian Act

Offered by: INDG


Fall 2019






Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

Explores the nature of treaties, including those negotiated between Indigenous nations (historically and at present), between Indigenous peoples and European powers, and between Indigenous peoples and the Canadian state. Addresses the imposition of the Indian Act, the regulation of Indigenous identities, the exclusion of the Metis, and the acquisition of land. Examines current treaty practices among Indigenous peoples, deconstructs the concept of “modern treaties” when tied to Canada’s comprehensive claims process, and examines treaties as tools for selfdetermination. Previously offered as: AP/MIST 3640 3.00

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