First Nations Studies

First Nations Studies

This is an overview of current courses offered 2011-2012, although they may change in the future. The most updated information can be found on the UBC course website: https://courses.students.ubc.ca

** Undergraduate students are sometimes able to take graduate level courses with special permission. Please ask.

ANTH 220 First Nations of British Columbia

ANTH 232 Ancient Latin America

ANTH 304 Ethnography of the Northwest Coast

ANTH 332 Oral Tradition

ANTH 401 First Peoples of North America

ARTH 376 Arts of the Northwest Coast Peoples: The North

ARTH 377 Arts of the Northwest Coast Peoples: The South

ARTH 561B Studies in the Indigenous Arts of the Americas – AMER INDIG ART

CONS 352 First Nations and Natural Resources (part of the Haida Gwaii semester)

CONS 370 Aboriginal Forestry

EDST 505** First Nations and Educational Change

EDUC 140 Introduction to First Nations Studies

EDUC 141 Cultural Studies

EDUC 240 Issues in First Nations Education

EDUC 344 Issues in First Nations Education

EDUC 345 First Nations Curriculum: Field Experience

EDUC 441 History of First Nations Schooling

EDUC 442 Critical Issues in First Nations Education

ENGL 476A Indigenous Studies

FNLG 101/102B Introduction to a Salish Language I/II – INTRO MUSQUEAM

FNLG 111/112C Introduction to an Algonquian Language I/II – INTRO CREE

FNLG 201/202B Intermediate Salish Language I/II– INTER MUSQUEAM

FNSP 100 Indigenous Foundations

FNSP 210 Indigenous Politics and Self-Determination

FNSP 220 Representation and Indigenous Cultural Politics

FNSP 300 Writing First Nations

FNSP 310 Theory Seminar

FNSP 320 Methods Seminar

FNSP 400 Practicum/Advanced Research Seminar

FRST 270 Community Forests and Community Forestry

GEOG 426 Historical Geography of British Columbia, I

HIST 302 History of the Indigenous Peoples of North America

HIST 396 Environmental History of North America

HIST 466E Topics in Indigenous History of Canada

HIST 594** Readings in Aboriginal History

IHHS 301 First Nations Health and the Traditional Role of Plants

IHHS 401 Ethical Decision Making in Health Care

IHHS 404 First Nations Health: Historical and Contemporary Issues

IHHS 409 International Indigenous Experiences of Colonization

LAW 353B Aboriginal Treaty Rights (consult Faculty)

LAW 355 First Nations and the Administration of Justice
LAW 356 First Nations and Economic Development
LAW 358 Topics in First Nations Law
*See GRS program supervisor for assistance in registering for Faculty of Law courses

LING 433 Native Languages of North America

MINE 585** Mineral Resource Development and Canadian Aboriginal People

MUSC 328 World Music Cultures

POLI 316A Global Indigenous Politics

SPPH 536** Aboriginal People and Public Health: Ethics, Policy, and Practice

SOWK 425 First Nations Social Issues

SOWK 510** First Nations Social Issues

WMST 301 The Roles of Aboriginal Women in Canada

Useful Links:

·First Nations Studies Program

·Approved List of First Nations Studies Courses

·First Nations House of Learning

·First Nations House of Learning Library

·Museum of Anthropolgy (First Nations Resources)

·First Nations Initiatives (Faculty of Forestry)

Can’t find what you want?

Every year, there are different student directed seminars offered on various topics. If there is none for your very specific interests, you can make your own course! For more information, please see: http://leap.ubc.ca/get-conscious/study-global-issues/student-directed-seminars/

Previously available courses (may be available again in the future):

ANTH 221 Contemporary Indigenous Cultural Expressions

ANTH 222 Contemporary First Nations Issues in British Columbia

ANTH 231 Ancient North America

ARTH 261 Pre-Hispanic Arts of Central and South America

ANTH 323 Archaeological Foundations of Mesoamerican Civilizations
ANTH 329 Anthropology and First Nations of Canada

ANTH 420 Archaeology of British Columbia

ARTH 261 Pre-Hispanic Arts of Central and South America

ARTH 262 Native Arts of North America

FNSP 401D Special Topics – “Indigenous Peoples and Globalization”

FRST 522** Indigenous Peoples and Forest Land Management

GEOG 428 Historical Geography of British Columbia, II: Research Seminar

HIST 303 History of the Canadian West

HIST 427 Seminar in Native History of Canada

HIST 502 Seminar in Canadian History

HIST 468A Topics in Comparative Indigenous History

LAST 303 Indigenous Peoples of Latin America

LAW 352 First Nations and Canadian Law
LAW 353 Aboriginal and Treaty Rights
LAW 354 First Nations Self Government
LAW 355 First Nations and the Administration of Justice
LAW 356 First Nations and Economic Development
LAW 358 Topics in First Nations Law (not offered every year)
*See GRS program supervisor for assistance in registering for Faculty of Law courses

LING 433 Native Languages of the Americas

LING 434 (3) Native Languages of Canada

POLI 406 Aboriginal Peoples and Canadian politics