BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-271 - Land Title: A Global Perspective - 3.00 Credits

INST-271 - Land Title: A Global Perspective - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course surveys the land title and governance issues affecting other indigenous nations, and will be examined within their historical and cultural contexts. Current issues affecting aboriginal title, sovereignty and indigenous governance will also be examined. International principles of treaty making will be critiqued.
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  • Prerequisites : INST 270, INST 202, 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 succesful completion of this course, the student should demonstrate knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes in the following:
  • be able to compare and contrast the Canadian First Nations treaty process with other global Indigenous peoples;

  • identify and understand the factors that result from treaty negotiations in other parts of the globe;

  • demonstrate familiarity with political process of treaty making;

  • interpret and assess the issues and concerns raised by globalization and treaty making;

  • undertake and direct research on a specific topic; and

  • work effectively and co-operatively in groups.
  • Text and Materials: Armitage, Andrew. (1994). Comparing the Policy of Aboriginal Assimilation: Australia, Canada and New Zealand. UBC Press.
    A selection of related articles will be utilized.
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