Native Peoples and the North

With special focus on the Arctic and sub-Arctic, this course offers students an overview of the northern experience. It will include an historical appraisal of the First Peoples and a more contemporary account of the northern population. Topics range from the whaling activities of the First Nations' Peoples, through shelter type and/or form, to the impact of industrial development on the First Nations' population. Particular attention will be paid to issues such as hydro-electric power development, forestry, mining and pipeline construction.

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Academic level(s)Bachelor
Language of instruction
InstitutionLakehead University
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ECTS credits6.0
Field schoolNo
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Tagsindigenouspopulationnorthern studies
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