Through a Sociology and anthropological lens, First Peoples: an intro to Canadian Indigenous Studies will explore Canadian First Nation peoples, colonization and modern culture and other relevant issues in Canadian Indigenous studies. Students will learn the general focus of Cultural Anthropology as an academic pursuit and its impact on our society today through the experiences of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.
Who are Canada’s First Nation peoples? What is their history? Explore pre-contact, colonization, modern culture, and other relevant issues through a Sociology and anthropological lens. Using expert lectures, discussions, and activities, students will learn the beyond school curriculum and focus of Cultural Anthropology as an academic pursuit and explore its impact on our society today.
Designed to inspire and challenge independent learners, students will complete daily modules and activities at their own pace. They will also have the opportunity to join at least two live sessions to interact and meet with their instructor and fellow peers. ESU is where students can discover a future career!