Métis religion kinship identity Native/Indigenous Studies Religious Studies Research Methods Indigenous Canada MOOC
Paul L. Gareau is Métis and an assistant professor in the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta, Canada. His research, publications, and teaching explores the Métis experiences of religion, the legacy of colonial discourses on Indigenous and ethno-cultural minorities, and the multiplicity of experience in rural spaces. Grounded in Métis Studies and Indigenous Studies as well as Religious Studies, Gareau’s work centres on theory and methodology around relationality, gender, Indigenous epistemologies, land and place, and sovereignty/peoplehood.
For students from faculties outside the Faculty of Native Studies with an interest in acquiring a basic familiarity with Indigenous/non-Indigenous relationships. Consists of a survey of historical and contemporary relationships between Indigenous peoples and newcomers, with the aim of expanding the understandings held by many Canadians about these relationships. This course will be delivered online. Not open to students with credit in NS 200. Not designed for Native Studies majors. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.Fall Term 2021
Basic research skills and concepts required in Indigenous Studies will be developed by exploring secondary sources.Fall Term 2021