The purpose of this course is twofold. First. students will examine historical and past paradigms prior to the inception of treaty making from an indigenous perspective.
Secondly, students will critically analyze the factors set forth by elders of the four nations. The examination of past events will aid in addressing many factors associated in the colonization of flrst nation’s people. The analysis will also help in the promotion of healing by not only acknowledging those factors that come into play, but in essence ,working to find: how can we best begin to decolonize first nations people so that we can continue to be unique, in
our traditional way of life, values, and customs.
Prerequisite: INDG 1910 and INDG 1911