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IDFC 500 Indigenous Field Studies (3 credits)

Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)


IDFC : Intensive field course that focuses on First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultures and worldviews, with particular emphasis on linkages to practice areas and integration across disciplinary silos. Attention is given to the effects of Canadian legal, health and social welfare policies on contemporary First Nations, Métis and Inuit societies.

Terms: Summer 2023

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • Restrictions: The course is only open to students in Social Work, Anthropology, Law and Medicine or by permission of the instructor. Not open to students who have taken IDFC 380.

  • This intensive course includes 1 week where students live in the field. The field portion of the course may involve rugged field conditions and varying weather for which students must be prepared and equipped.

  • A fee of $421.56 is charged to all students registered in IDFC 500 delivered in Montreal. The fee covers food, activities, land use, and other site expenses.

  • **This course will be held on May 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25 & 29.

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