Certificate in the Study of Societies in Transition: Reciprocity, Relationship, and Reconciliation Histories - Indigenous Peoples and the State

ANTH 3027  Indigenous Peoples and the State


ANTR 3367 taken in 2008 or 2009, ANTR 3027


Three hours of seminar per week for one term.




Students explore anthropological approaches to the role of law and legal systems that have structured the relationships between Indigenous peoples and the state. Particular attention is paid to diverse cultural perspectives that have informed legal traditions in the areas of land, resources, governance, legal procedures, and understandings of Aboriginal and Treaty rights in Canada. This course may be credited towards Sociology, Indigenous Studies, and Social Welfare & Social Development.

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