SS: Contemporary Indigenous Studies 12

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Recommended prerequisite: Explorations of Social Studies 11

This course focuses on the diversity, depth, and integrity of the cultures of British Columbia’s Aboriginal peoples. Students will learn how the identities, worldviews, and languages of indigenous people are renewed, sustained, and transformed through their connection to the land. The lingering effects of colonialism and the movement towards reconciliation and self-determination will be key themes. The course provides an opportunity for BC students to acquire knowledge and understanding of the traditions, history, and present realities of BC’s Aboriginal peoples, as well as a chance to consider future challenges and opportunities.

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