Native Studies

Native Studies 2018-06-07T09:56:37+00:00

C – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices NBE3CI

This course focuses on themes, forms, and styles of literary, informational, and graphic texts of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit authors in Canada. They will study changes in use of text forms by Aboriginal authors over time when expressing themes of identity, relationships, and sovereignty in the 21st century. Students will create oral, written, and media texts to explore their own ideas and understanding focusing on the development of literacy, communication, critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in practical and academic life. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course. This course counts as a grade 11 compulsory English credit.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2DI – Ac – English, Academic or ENG2PI – Ap – English, Applied

U – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices NBE3UI

This course focuses on themes, forms, and stylistic elements of a range of literary, informational, and graphic texts of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit authors in Canada. They will analyze changes in use of text forms by Aboriginal authors over time periods and within cultures when expressing themes of identity, relationships, and sovereignty in the 21st century. Students will create oral, written, and media texts to explore their own ideas and understanding focusing on the development of literacy, communication, critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university preparation course. This course counts as a grade 11 compulsory English credit.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2DI – Ac – English, Academic or ENG2PI – Ap – English, Applied or ENG2DP – Pre AP – English, Academic (Enriched)

U/C – Issues of Indigenous Peoples in a Global Context NDW4MI

This course examines historical and contemporary issues of concern to Indigenous peoples from a global perspective. Students will explore the richness, depth, and diversity of Indigenous cultures, traditions and knowledge. They will consider how diverse Indigenous communities persevere despite recent global environmental and economic trends. Topics such as identity, social justice, human rights and abuses, spirituality, resistance and protest for change will be investigated.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: NBE3CI – C – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices or NBE3UI – U – English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices or ENG3CI – C – English, College or ENG3UI – U – English. University or ENG3UP – U – English, Pre-Advanced Placement Option

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