ABST 2240: Urban Aboriginal Strategies

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

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Since 1951 there has been a rapid growth in the number of First Nations Canadians living in the city. Despite this there has been little academic attention given to the systemic study of Canadian Aboriginal peoples living in urban centres. This course introduces students to the problems and prospects faced by Canadian First Nations people in urban environments. Topics include migration, housing, employment, and a critical examination of government policy regarding acculturation and assimilation.

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