ICDG 301

Governance in Indigenous Communities

Units: 1.5

Provides foundational information of concepts, themes and topics related to Indigenous governance, including historical and contemporary challenges facing Indigenous peoples in Canada. Topics are organized by eras beginning with pre-contact, European settlement, colonialism and treaties before proceeding to Constitutional Reform and the inherent right to self-government. Administrative aspects of Indigenous governance are examined: fiscal governance, economic development, program and service delivery, and intergovernmental relations.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ICDG 301, ADMN 470 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in Indigenous Community Development and Governance offered by the School of Public Administration in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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