HIST5312Native Peoples and Canadian and American State Policy, 1824-1982 (O)3 ch (3S) [W]

Examines the different ways in which the Canadian and American governments have attempted to deal with Native peoples living inside their borders. Particular attention is paid to the ideological underpinnings of government policy, the various legislative acts defining the relationship between the immigrant societies and Native peoples, and the responses of Native peoples to government initiatives.