IS 301

Critical Indigenous Theory

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Introduces students to central theoretical concepts in the field of Indigenous Studies from a variety of Indigenous perspectives. Important disciplinary questions will be explored, including colonialism, whiteness, sexuality and gender, sovereignty, self-determination, recognition, reconciliation, decolonization and resurgence. Focuses on Indigenous-centered philosophies and theories that are culturally innovative, relevant and transformative.


  • One of IS 101, IS 200, IS 200A, IS 200B, IS 201; and
  • minimum second-year standing, or
  • permission of the program.

Undergraduate course in Indigenous Studies offered by the Indigenous Studies Program in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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