Apr 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 395-01 - Advanced Special Topic: Indigenous Environmental Movements

4 credits (Fall)
This course explores Indigenous-led social movements in the US and Canada which are primarily aimed at ecological issues including : land or water defense, access to ceremonial places, fishing or gathering rights etc. We will consider how the unique cultural, social, and political concerns of Indigenous peoples within settler-colonial states shapes movement organizing and outcomes. We will also consider issues of settler solidarity with Indigenous movements, and police repression of these movements.

Prerequisite: SOC 111 . Preference given to those who have taken either theory or methods.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Bacon