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Program snapshot

Top 5 reasons to study Indigenous Studies at Dalhousie:

  1. Enhance your degree: An Indigenous Studies minor adds a unique perspective to a number of Bachelor's programs, including BA, BSc, BComm, BCS, BInf and BMgmt.
  2. Dal and beyond: Our course offerings are accessible to students of other local post-secondary institutions.
  3. Deeper perspective: Learn about the purpose, objectives and meaning of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's call for reconciliation.
  4. Elder mentorship: Get access to our Elders in Residence progam and participate in volunteer opportunities with our local community.
  5. Expert faculty: Learn from the top scholars, experts and people with lived experience in the field of Indigenous issues.

What will I learn?

Indigenous Studies WWIL

Indigenous authors, experts and scholars deliver an in-depth introduction to historical and contemporary perspectives about topics ranging from treaties to residential schools to land and resource issues.

    What can I do?

    Indigenous Studies WCID

    A minor in Indigenous Studies as part of your bachelor's degree can prepare you for careers in indigenous governance, land claim negotiations, politics, research, teaching, resource development and more.