BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-308 - Indigenous Women: Perspectives - 3.00 Credits

INST-308 - Indigenous Women: Perspectives - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The course examines the roles of Indigenous women, historically, traditionally, and in contemporary context. The course will examine the global themes in Indigenous women's current political situation, the history of activism and social struggles to transcend the colonial legacy that continues to constrain them. However, a majority of the course will focus on Canadian Indigenous women. Themes and issues relating to the historical and contemporary experiences, gender issues; evolution and political function of stereotypes of Indigenous women; history of Canadian legislation regulating Indigenous identity; relevance of feminist analysis; and history of activism. The course will also discuss current issues and concerns as they are constructed, reported on, and circulated in popular culture including the National Inquiry into Murdered Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) and the #MeToo movement.
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