ABST 1206: Physical Resources and Aboriginal People

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 1.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course will critically examine and explore the relationship between Aboriginal people and physical resources. Both Aboriginal and Western perspectives will be reviewed and discussed regarding the following physical resources: land and environment, water, forestry, fisheries, minerals, agriculture, wildlife management, mining and energy. For each of the preceding, the Aboriginal perspective will be discussed and followed by a full description of the resource and the relevant government legislation and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Case studies and the laboratory will support the student. This course will be of interest to any one interested in natural resources.

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