Certificate in Aboriginal Leadership - Aboriginal Political Culture

LEAD 2006  Aboriginal Political Culture


LEAD 1006


Two hours of lecture and one hour of service learning per week for one term.




Political reality concerns practices and perceptions as well as laws and institutions. This course explores the cultural markers of indigenous politics, with consideration to distinctive patterns of indigenous leadership, conceptions of what is a community and what is the person's place in relation to the group. Topics covered may include indigenous models of federalism, potlatch and the gift economy, modes of resistance to and relations with settler societies. This course includes a service learning component.

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