L James Dempsey, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Native Studies

Fall Term 2020 (1730)

NS 504 - Directed Advanced Readings in Indigenous Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: NS 503 or consent of the Faculty.

SEMINAR A3 (173087395)
2020-09-01 - 2020-12-07
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 (TBD)


NS 441 - Indigenous Land Claims and Agreements

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An exploration of the historical and contemporary issues associated with Indigenous land claims agreements. The background negotiations, and implementation of modern agreements in Canada will be the focus of this course. Prerequisite: One 300-level NS course or consent of the Faculty. NS 440 is also recommended.

SEMINAR A1 (173086029)
2020-09-01 - 2020-12-07
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 (TBD)


NS 110 - Historical Perspectives in Indigenous Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A thematic introduction to the historical relationships, colonial contexts, and social, economic, political and cultural patterns that have shaped the contemporary situation of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Not open to students with credit in NS 210. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

LECTURE A2 (173083098)
2020-09-01 - 2020-12-07
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (TBD)

Winter Term 2021 (1740)

NS 404 - Selected Topics in Indigenous Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: One 300-level NS course or consent of the Faculty.

LECTURE B1 (174043802)
2021-01-04 - 2021-04-09
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 (PB 119)


NS 110 - Historical Perspectives in Indigenous Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A thematic introduction to the historical relationships, colonial contexts, and social, economic, political and cultural patterns that have shaped the contemporary situation of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Not open to students with credit in NS 210. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

LECTURE B1 (174093662)
2021-01-04 - 2021-04-09
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (ED 303)