Aboriginal Leadership (LEAD) - Indigenous Political Culture

LEAD 2006  Indigenous Political Culture


LEAD 1006


Two hours of lecture and one hour of lab per week




Students explore the contemporary cultural markers of Indigenous politics by examining distinctive patterns of Indigenous leadership, conceptions of community, and what the individual's place is in relation to the group. Indigenous political realities center on practices and perceptions as well as laws and institutions and are shaped by geographic location. 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 service learning. This course may be credited towards Indigenous Studies.

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