BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

HIST-237 - History of Stl'atl'imx - 3.00 Credits

HIST-237 - History of Stl'atl'imx - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is designed to provide an introduction to St'át'imc (Lillooet) history and culture. Students will study the way of life of the St'át'imc prior to contact with European cultures, the early contact period, current events that have impacted St'át'imc economy, and current social structures and culture.
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  • Prerequisites : HIST 110,
    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 students should be able to:
  • demonstrate an understanding of the pre-contact world of the St'át'imc;

  • discuss the impact of early contact on the way of life of the St’at’imc;

  • describe the similarities as well as the differences between St’at’imc and the European settlers who arrived in the 1800s; and

  • demonstrate a broad overview of St’at’imc history.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Drake-Terry, J. (1989). The Same as Yesterday: The Lillooet Chronicle the Theft of Their Land and Resources. Lillooet, B.C.: Lillooet Tribal Council Press.

  • Duff, W. (1964). The Indian History of British Columbia: The Impact of the White Man. (Vol. One). Victoria, B.C.: Provincial Museum.

  • Smith, T. (1998). Our Stories Are Written on the Land: A Brief History of the Upper St'at'imc 1800-1940. Lillooet, B.C.: Upper St'at'imc Language Culture and Education Society.
  • Other Resources:
  • Duff, W. (1964). The Indian history of British Columbia: The impact of the white man. Volume One. Victoria, B.C.: Royal British Columbia Museum.
  • Transfer Credits: Course transfer information can be found at www.bccat.bc.ca
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