BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-202 - Government Policy and First Nations Prior to 1867 - 3.00 Credits

INST-202 - Government Policy and First Nations Prior to 1867 - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course surveys the economic, political, and social factors which impacted First Nations life before 1867. Canada's colonial government policies and practices relating to indigenous peoples will be examined, as well as initiatives in nation-to-nation relations.
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  • Prerequisites : INST 108, or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, the student should demonstrate knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes in the following:
  • knowledge and understanding of the range of “ways of knowing” or the approaches to the ordering of events;

  • recognition of historical milestones in Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal relations;

  • ability to comprehend the scope of meaning attached to significant documents: e.g. BNA;

  • development of assessment skills as a result of exposure to a variety material encompassing a range of perspectives;

  • develop critical reasoning skills by way of classroom discussions of selected articles;

  • enhanced written communication skills as a result of work completed over the course of the class; and

  • greater oral presentation skills: organization and delivery.
  • Text and Materials: A selection of course reading materials will consist of journal articles, as well as selected chapters from textbooks will be available to the student. Material will represent a range of perspectives and/or theoretical positions in regards to the ordering of historical events.
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