Created by:  University of Alberta

  • Dr. Tracy Bear

    Taught by:  Dr. Tracy Bear, Assistant Professor

    Faculty of Native Studies & Dept. of Women's and Gender Studies

  • Dr. Paul Gareau

    Taught by:  Dr. Paul Gareau, Assistant Professor

    Faculty of Native Studies
Commitment12 weeks, 3-5 hours a week.
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.8 stars
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 281 ratings

Very interesting, and horrifyingly eye-opening. A new sense of our country's identity comes into light. The insights into the culture and history taught through the scope this course helps us as Canadians -- first generation, first person, fifth-generation Torontonian -- to understand the nature of our Country; what holds us together, keeps us apart, and why we fall into this cyclical blind pattern of poor social governance.

This course helps us all to find a definition of home: Canada as a country of many nation -- and puts Margaret Atwood's "Survival" into challenge about our true identity as many, but one, people.

incredible course. Amazingly designed and so broad covering, yet following a continuous linear discourse. Loved it!

A well-researched and informative overview of Canadian history from the often silenced FNMI perspective! Thank you!

This course helps to explore indigenous Canada deeply. I work in the museum where there is a huge exhibition about indigenous people of Northern America and wanted to have a deeper understanding of our collection and different traditions connected with it.

The only reason why I didn't give 5 stars to this course is that I would like to have a little shorter version of it, pointing more attention to cultural and historical developments of different nations and less to the exact dates and personalities.