Indigenous Canada Discussion Group

Indigenous Canada Discussion Group

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Free

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Online event

Please join us the 2nd Tuesday of the month 6:30-7:30pm ET (5:30-6:30 in April) to discuss the University of Alberta's Indigenous Canada.

About this event

Please note that we are not associated with the University of Alberta, the course Indigenous Canada, or Dan Levy.

Indigenous Canada is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada.

From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations.

It is free to take the course.

Please sign up for the course https://www.ualberta.ca/admissions-programs/online-courses/indigenous-canada/index.html and complete the module before the discussion group.

You can go further into the learning by watching videos in which Dan Levy talks about Indigenous issues with professors of the course, including Dr. Tracy Bear and Dr. Paul Gareau.

You are welcome to join us for as many of the discussions as you are able.

Discussion Questions:

What did you learn?

What actions will you take based on what you and others in the discussion group learned?

Schedule:

September 14, 2021

Module 1: Worldview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwT85lOpYt0

October 19, 2021

Module 2: Fur Trade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hcBKumEbJg&t=2s

November 9, 2021

Module 3: Trick or Treaty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txQBWeSKRuo&t=1s

December 14, 2021

Module 4: New Rules, New Game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60yqT-MLIxg

January 11, 2022, 6:30-7:30

Module 5: "Killing the Indian in the Child"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGt4CDyVC7c

February 8, 2022, 6:30-7:30

Module 6: A Modern Indian

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tn2nxgAhf7I

March 8, 2022, 6:30-7:30

Module 7: Red Power

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q06ZL3bahKI

April 12, 2022, 5:30-6:30

Module 8: Sovereign Lands

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trjmVd35DWA

May 10, 2022, 6:30-7:30

Module 9: Indigenous Women

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSme0YKpw0M

June 14, 2022, 6:30-7:30

Module 10: Indigenous in the City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLUGgpMAbbc

July 12, 2022, 6:30-7:30

Module 11: Current Social Movements

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF62RHKGIIM

August 9, 2022, 6:30-7:30

Module 12: 'Living' Traditions - Expressions in Pop Culture and Art

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q9HzKpH6yo

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