1. Overview of First Nations Cultures
2. Origins of Peoples in B.C.
3. The Avenues of Cultural Knowledge - A History
4. Northern Northwest Coast Cultures (Haida, Tlingit, Tsimshian)
5. Central Coast Cultures (Kwakwaka’wakw, Nuxalk)
5. West Coast Cultures (Nuu-chah-nulth)
6. South Coast Cultures (Coast Salish)
7. Mid-Fraser Canyon Cultures (Nlaka’pamux, St'át'imc)
8. Interior Plateau Cultures (Secwempemc, Okanagan, Ktunaxa)
9. Northeast Interior Cultures (Tsil’qotin, Tahltan, Dene)
10. Cultural Themes Throughout the Course
11. Changes and Challenges After Colonialism
12. Current Issues
The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following:
Evaluation will be based on course objectives and will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College Evaluation Policy. The instructor will provide a written course outline with specific criteria during the first week of classes.
An example of a possible evaluation scheme would be:
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Students may conduct research with human participants as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving human subjects.
At the conclusion of the course, a student should be conversant in:
1. The major indigenous groups of British Columbia, their general distribution and relationship to other groups by language or lifeway.
2. Traditional cultural practices (including economy, social organizations, architecture and other aspects) for each of the major cultural regions of British Columbia.
3. The traditional cultural beliefs about proper relationships among peoples, the environment, and the spirit world.
4. The challenges indigenous groups faced for their cultural beliefs and practices after European contact and settlement, and their responses and engagement with the development of British Columbia and Canada.
5. Historic federal policies of native administration and residential schools in Canada, and how these continue to have lasting effects in their restriction of First Nations culture.
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Other Readings as Assigned.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
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|Coast Mountain College (CMTN)||CMTN ANTH 112 (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Coquitlam College (COQU)||COQU ANTH 100 (3)||2018/09/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU ANTH 1220 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG ANTH 1180 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU SA 286 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2019/08/31|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU SA 2XX (3), Anthropology||2019/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU ANTH 2230 (3)||2010/09/01 to 2012/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU ARCH 2230 (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU ANTH 223 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU ANTH 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO ANTH 2nd (3)||2005/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV ANTH 220 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC FNST 100 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV ANTH 111 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC ANTH 1XX (1.5)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU ANTH 221 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|