BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-371 - Indigenous Leadership - 3.00 Credits

INST-371 - Indigenous Leadership - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course explores pre-colonial to modern styles of Indigenous Leadership and focuses on the ways in which Indigenous leaders have shaped, and continue to shape, the cultural, political, and economic fabric of modern Canada. Topics may include but are not limited to the following: Indigenous political bodies, human rights, resource development, global pressures, customary law, treaties, Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Truth and Reconciliation Commission Canada (TRC) and Supreme Court cases.
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  • Prerequisites : INST-271 , INST-247 , 3rd year standing or permission of Department Head
    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: 

    • identify and describe key historical decisions that impacted Indigenous communities and leadership;

    • discuss decisions made by Canada’s Federal and Provincial governments that impact Indigenous people;

    • identify and analyze key legal and political instruments associated with Indigenous people’s rights;

    • identify the major events and figures relevant to the continued fight for Aboriginal land rights;

    • describe the transformation of Indigenous leadership over time;

    • explain Indigenous leadership qualities and challenges;

    • identify colonial impacts on Indigenous leadership;

    • discuss the long-term impact of colonization on Indigenous societies;

    • develop analytical, research, writing, and presentation skills; and

    • communicate in oral or written form an argument based on analysis of historical evidence.

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