First Peoples Stories: Current Issues GNED-250

Course Code GNED-250
Course Name First Peoples Stories: Current Issues
Category General Education
Description This course introduces students to the current issues in relation to First Peoples in Canada. The course allows students to explore First Peoples lived experiences, identity, values, and beliefs, through stories, art, music and song. Topics will include: IdleNoMore, the First Nations Education Act, the Tsilhqot'in Nation & Northern Gateway Pipeline, the Highway of Tears, the Sixties Scoop, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and residential schools.

The student will reliably demonstrate the ability to:
1. Explore the First Peoples culture, history, and traditions through the use of stories.
2. Understand the current social and political landscape as it relates to First Peoples.
3. Introduce the impact of treaties, legislations, and governmental policies on First Peoples' communities.
4. Reflect critically on issues pertaining to First Peoples, considering different perspectives, identities, and historical roots.

Notes For further information, please contact Faculty Coordinator Shannon Winterstein at swinters@centennialcollege.ca
Contact Telephone 416-289-5207
Contact E-mail ce@centennialcollege.ca
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Section Cost Semester Start Date End Date Meeting Times Campus
821 $337.19 Winter 2018 2018-01-16 2018-04-17
Times Days
07:00 PM to 10:00 PM T
Progress Campus
841 $337.19 Summer 2018 2018-05-15 2018-08-14
Times Days
07:00 PM to 10:00 PM T
Progress Campus
Legend for Days
M - Monday T - Tuesday W - Wednesday R - Thursday F - Friday S - Saturday U - Sunday
TBA - To Be Announced