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Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Topics for the 12 lessons include the fur trade and other exchange relationships, land claims and environmental impacts, legal systems and rights, political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, and contemporary Indigenous life, art and its expressions....
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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
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Prazos flexíveis

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Approx. 19 hours to complete

Sugerido: 12 weeks, 3-5 hours a week....
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English

Legendas: English...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Worldview

In this introductory module, students learn the significance of stories and storytelling in Indigenous societies. We explore history that comes from Indigenous worldviews, this includes worldviews from the Inuit, Nehiyawak, Kanien:keha’ka and Tlingit peoples....
Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 51 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video4 videos
Storytelling10min
Indigenous Worldviews16min
Reuben Quinn11min
Reading2 leituras
Worldview Course Notes10min
Interactive Painting: A Tribute to Aboriginal Women10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 1 Quiz10min
Week
2
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2 horas para concluir

Fur Trade

This module discusses pre-contact trading systems between Indigenous peoples of North America with a focus on the geographical region of Canada. We examine the chronological events of contact with Europeans and the events leading up to, and during the fur trade. This module also explores the long lasting social, political and economic ramifications of the fur trade on Indigenous peoples....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 72 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video5 videos
Colonization12min
The Fur Trade Part 127min
The Fur Trade Part 215min
Frank Tough13min
Reading2 leituras
Fur Trade Course Notes10min
Interactive Painting: Education10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 2 Quiz28min
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3
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2 horas para concluir

Trick or Treaty

Examines Indigenous and settler perspectives of treaty making. Discusses the variation of treaties in Canada and the unique circumstances surrounding these events. Outlines the temporal and geographical history of the numbered treaties (beginning on the east) and ends with a discussion of the historical events and policies leading up to Métis scrip....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 65 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video5 videos
Numbered Treaties Part 112min
Numbered Treaties Part 28min
Numbered Treaties Part 36min
The Métis Nation19min
Reading2 leituras
Trick or Treaty Course Notes10min
Interactive Painting: Governance10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 3 Quiz40min
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New Rules, New Game

This lesson begins with a discussion about what is distinctive in Indigenous legal traditions. Explores impacts of policies put in place as British North America attempted to solidify itself geographically and socially. Examines the ways in which the Indian Act contributed to assimilation....
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3 vídeos (Total de 44 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video3 videos
Outside Influences Part 114min
Outside Influences Part 212min
Reading2 leituras
New Rules, New Game Course Notes10min
Interactive Painting: Governance10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 4 Quiz24min
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Melhores avaliações

por JBJan 22nd 2018

Excellent course that provides a great foundation for learning about Indigenous cultures and worldviews. Provides thoughtful topics to explore and insightful knowledge. I highly recommend this course!

por YHSep 25th 2017

This course was eye-opening and an essential learning experience for my work with First Nations children and their families. I have and will continue to recommend this course to my colleagues.

Instrutores

Dr. Tracy Bear

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Native Studies & Dept. of Women's and Gender Studies

Dr. Paul Gareau

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Native Studies

Sobre University of Alberta

UAlberta is considered among the world’s leading public research- and teaching-intensive universities. As one of Canada’s top universities, we’re known for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering and health sciences....

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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