Prerequisite: completion of 54 credit hours or permission of Instructor.

This course will explore the cultural rise of the Métis people after 1885 and the political development of the national Métis nation and provincial Métis organizations. Emphasis will be placed on the political significance of the Manitoba Métis Federation though the course will evaluate the national role of the Métis people. Of particular interest will be land claims, education and hunting rights. Lectures will be augmented with selected videos and at times guests may be invited.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.