HIST 140 - History of Yukon First Nations and Self-Government

This course examines Yukon First Nations history, culture and governance. Particular emphasis is placed on the history of Yukon land claims and the emergence of First Nations self-governments.


Topics covered include pre-contact cultures of Yukon, subsistence economies, social and political organizations, cultural expressions, and cultural protocols. First Nations' responses to colonialism within the context of major contact and post-contact events are analyzed. 

This course may be used to fulfill Yukon University's Yukon First Nations Core Competency requirement.

Prerequisite: EAP 060, ENGL 060, English 12 or ENGL 100. Other preparation may be considered.

Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
Language of instruction
InstitutionYukon University
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits6.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyHistory and archaeologyPolitical science and civicsSocial and behavioural science (others)
Teaching placeOnline
Tagsindigenous peopleself-governanceyukon
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