This course focuses on the First Nations of British Columbia through the lens of anthropology. Through lectures, discussions, readings, guest speakers, and films, it will provide context for understanding the diversity of First Nations' cultures, peoples, and issues. Students will obtain an understanding of the archaeological record in the province; cultures as they were immediately prior to the arrival of Europeans; Indigenous oral histories; the impact and legacies of colonialism; and the contemporary lives and experiences of First Nations peoples.

Course Notes

ANTH 206 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.

ANTH 206 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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