Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Indigenous People and Anthropology
0.5 Credit

The popular image of indigenous people is a creation of anthropology. This course will present a brief history of anthropology and its impact on indigenous people. Case studies will be used to cover key topics, such as indigenous identity, indigenous land rights, cultural property, museums, archaeology and repatriation, biological research, indigenous knowledge and ethics in anthropology. The value of anthropology to indigenous people will be debated and discussed. {CU} (Cross-listed as ID205.)

Additional Course Information
1.0 100 level CT credit.