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Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program dedicated to the study and research of Indigenous peoples in Canada and throughout the world. The program offers courses that engender a rigorous and respectful understanding of Indigenous peoples' languages, knowledges, cultures, histories, politics, arts, intellectual traditions and research methodologies. 



  • Indigenous Studies (specialist, major and minor options)


First-Year Courses

The Indigenous Studies program does not offer courses at the first-year level. However, the foundation course for the program, ABS 201Y1- Introduction to Indigenous Studies- Foundations, History and Politics, is offered in second year and is open to first-year students. 


Advice for First Year

Students may begin their study of Indigenous Studies by enrolling in ABS 201Y1 in first year.


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