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Indigenous Literary Governance and Resistance

Through an examination of non-fiction Indigenous writings, this course will focus on Trans-Indigenous practices of governance, diplomacy, advocacy, and resistance to settler colonialism through literary means. Students will engage both historic and contemporary examples of politicized writings by Indigenous peoples who insist upon and fight for the sovereignty of their nations. 3 hours; lecture and seminar: one term


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): IV Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes Language?: No

Allan Downey

Associate Professor, Department of History | Nak'azdli Whut’en First Nation

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level IV of an Indigenous Studies Program or permission of Director.