Nykkie Lugosi-Schimpf, PhD, MA, BA Hons.

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Native Studies
Directory

Fall Term 2022 (1810)

NS 152A - Introductory Cree

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 4-0-1)

A general introduction to Plains Cree (Y dialect) grammar and vocabulary, with practice in speaking and work in the language laboratory. No prior knowledge of Cree is assumed. Not open to students with matriculation standing in Cree. Note: Students cannot receive credit for NS 152 and NS 153.

LECTURE C1 (31410)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
MTWH 11:00 - 11:50 (PB 1-56)



NS 442 - Colonialism and the Criminal Justice System

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Focuses on pertinent aspects of the Canadian criminal justice process as it relates to the experiences of Indigenous peoples. This course examines how the justice process functioned historically, as well as its links to contemporary social relations and institutions such as education and the media. In particular, issues pertaining to historical and emerging trends such as restorative justice and sentencing alternatives are explored and critically analyzed. There is a strong intersectional focus on how racism and discrimination shape Indigenous experiences within the criminal justice process. Prerequisites: NS 110, 111 and one 300-level NS course or consent of the Faculty.

SEMINAR A1 (34579)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
H 14:00 - 16:50 (ED 2-101)



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 (38695)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
H 14:00 - 16:50 (ED 2-101)

Winter Term 2023 (1820)

NS 152B - Introductory Cree

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 4-0-1)

A general introduction to Plains Cree (Y dialect) grammar and vocabulary, with practice in speaking and work in the language laboratory. No prior knowledge of Cree is assumed. Not open to students with matriculation standing in Cree. Note: Students cannot receive credit for NS 152 and NS 153.

LECTURE C1 (43626)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
MTWH 11:00 - 11:50 (PB 1-56)



NS 161 - Countering Stereotypes of Indigenous Peoples

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course pulls the rug from underneath settler-based constructions of Indigeneity. Taking up the most prevalent stereotypes of Indigenous people, the course will provide context and reflection-based learning to give students the ability to unpack and challenge the narratives that both skew the lived experience of Indigenous peoples and allow the replication of stereotypes that reinforce colonial relationships.

LECTURE 850 (46652)