Posts Tagged ‘minor’

Vital curriculum

In a time where some seem to picture native peoples and their cultures as a thing of the past, outdated and only to be remembered in often biased history books, old Western movies, and beautiful—yet historically inaccurate—Disney movies, Dalhousie’s new minor in Aboriginal Studies should serve as a wake-up call to students. A year or…

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Not-so-minor changes

Little known to much of the student body, Dalhousie University is located in the heart of traditional Mi’kmaq territory but has until now only had a few classes on First Nations peoples. Despite current budget cuts, Dal is in the early phases of introducing a new minor in Aboriginal Studies, with a tentative start date…

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