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IDFC 380 Aboriginal Field Studies (3 credits)

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Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)


IDFC : This 3-week intensive course (2 weeks McGill, 1 week Kahnawake, Mohawk Territory) provides an opportunity for Social Work, Law, Medicine and Anthropology students to learn about Indigenous cultures and worldviews, with particular emphasis on linkages to students' practice areas. Attention given to effects of Canadian policies on contemporary Aboriginal society.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • Restriction: Student registration requires approval of responsible faculty member(s) in Social Work/Law/Medicine/Anthropology, respectively.

  • This intensive course is offered over 3 weeks. Weeks 1 and 3 are held at McGill. Week 2 consists of living in Kahnawake for 6 days. This field portion of the course may involve rugged field conditions and varying weather for which students must be prepared and equipped.

  • A fee of $381 is charged to all students registered in IDFC 380 Aboriginal Field Course, a course that has a field experience in week 2 in Kahnawake. The fee covers food, activities, land use, and other site expenses.