EL2414 - Aboriginals of North America

This course will examine the diversity and similarities of Aboriginal cultures in North America. The course will also look at the role that acculturation has had on the social fabric of Aboriginal people and how they have adapted to this social change. Some of the key focal points of this course will be on economic, kinship, political and religious changes that have occurred and evolved throughout the years. The course will focus on a number of specific case studies from the regions of the sub-arctic, northwest coast, the plains and eastern areas of North America. (This course is transferable to MUNs Anthropology 2414.)
 
Students who complete this course should be able to demonstrate some understanding of;
 

  1. The complexities of social life of Aboriginal Peoples of North America.
  2. The effects of acculturation on the social life of Aboriginal Peoples of North America.
  3. The adaptation and rebirth of Aboriginal Peoples of North America




This course is offered in the following programs:
Comprehensive Arts & Science (CAS) Transfer: College-University