POLI 463

Violence to Indigenous Lands and Bodies

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Through an analysis of US and Canadian law and policy, examines how Indigenous lands and bodies have been constructed as terra nullius, wastelands and criminal spaces in order to make state claims over Indigenous lands and body legal. Examines how settler colonial logics operate to affirm state political authority that plays out on Indigenous bodies and lands in often devastating and harmful ways.

Undergraduate course in Political Science offered by the Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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