IDST 485. INDIGENOUS EDUCATION. 5 Credits.
Cross-listed: EDUC 485.
Pre-requisites: junior standing.
Satisfies: international studies university graduation requirement.
This course introduces students to the topic of indigenous education from a global perspective. Through readings, discussions, lectures and videos, students will examine the role education has played as an instrument of oppression, and how indigenous nations have restructured educational systems to reclaim their cultural identities and to empower themselves politically.