68:454 Native Health Issues [Racine]

Prerequisites: 68:354 or 97:360.

The health and disease and medical practices of Aboriginal peoples. A survey of the health and health care of Aboriginal people from pre-contact times to the present. Special attention will be paid to issues surrounding traditional concepts of health and healing in the contemporary society. The purpose is to enable the student to consider issues of Aboriginal health in a more holistic way, with perspectives from history, medical practitioners, and peoples themselves.

Cross-registered with (First Nations) 97:454.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 68:454 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Darrel Racine