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The focus of this interdisciplinary minor is contemporary practice, theory and expression in First Nations, Métis and Inuit art and design in Canadian and international contexts. This minor integrates Aboriginal perspectives into course syllabi and places Aboriginal faculty in the studios and classrooms.

COURSE           COURSE NAME                                                        CREDIT

The following courses are required: 
ABVC 2B01    The Story of Us: Aboriginal Peoples of the Americas 0.5
VISC 3B42    Critical Issues & Ideas in Contemporary
                     First Nations Art
Choose four elective courses as follows, including at least 3 at the third or fourth year level:
0.5 credit from Faculty of Liberal Studies, one of:
ABVC 3B08    Ways of Telling: Aboriginal Literature and 
(ENGL 3B08)  Narrative Tradition
VISC 2B11    Reclaiming Indigenous Voice And Vision 
                     (not offered 2010/11)
VISC 2B32    Canadian Art: The Modern Era 0.5
VISC 3B28    Latin American Art: Indigenous and Hybrid Cultures 0.5
VISC 3B96    Special Topic in Visual Culture: Aboriginal Cultural  
                     Politics: Gender, Art and Activism
VISC 4B13    Modern Mexican Art (not offered 2010/11) 0.5
VISC 4B17    Reading Images of Aboriginal People 
                     (not offered 2010/11)
VISC 4B21    Arts & Cultures of Asia & Oceania (not offered 2010/11) 0.5
0.5 credit from Faculty of Art, one of:
DRPT 3B24    Rethinking Abstraction from an Aboriginal Perspective 0.5
SCIN 3B13    Special Focus Studio: Introduction to Contemporary
                     Aboriginal Sculptural Practices
0.5 credit from Faculty of Design, one of:
GDES 3B21    Designing Across Difference: Aboriginal Communities 0.5
GDES 4B10    Kanata, The Village: Sustainability And Survivance
                     In Aboriginal Design (not offered 2010/11)
Plus 0.5 additional credit from any of the above elective course lists
Total 3.0

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