This course is an introductory study of First Nations peoples of B.C. from the time prior to contact with the Europeans to the present. Emphasis will be placed on examination of the traditional societies and the history of the European colonial impact. Finally, selected current issues such as land claims, education, aboriginal rights, Indian status and political actions will be discussed. (3,0,0)
English 12 or First People’s English 12 (or ENGL 050 or ENGL 053 or ENGL 055 or satisfactory CAT 3).