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    A field count of the white lady slipper, a species at risk on Walpole Island

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    FNS faculty conducting field research, Walpole Island

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    First Nations Studies library

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    Convocation - June 2013

Shekoli, Boozhoo, Sekoh

Welcome to First Nations Studies

We are an interdisciplinary undergraduate program that examines key issues that impact local and global First Nations peoples (Read More)

Learn a Native Language

FNS 2112: Oneida Language Course

The Oneida Language course runs daily June 30 to August 1, 2014, from 9am to 2pm off campus at Oneida on the Thames. Permission of the First Nations Studies Acting Director, Dr. Rick Fehr is required prior to registration.

FNS 2112E: Iroquoian Language and Culture

Students will learn Mohawk and will examine the relationships of that language to various culturally relevant concepts.

FNS 2113: Algonquian Language & Culture

Learn Ojibway through sound, vocabulary, sentence structure, storytelling, songs, dances, plays and chants.

Current Events

Events hosted by the First Nations Studies program and the First Nations Student Association (FNSA) can be found HERE. The Museum of Ontario Archeology also hosts events that showcase the cultural heritage of First Nations and are found HERE

New Courses This Year

FNS 4001G: Indigenous Performance and Narrative

Join Sadie Buck, Director and lead singer of the Six Nations Women Singers this Winter to explore aspects of Indigenousperformance and narative.

FNS 2253G: Indigenous Landscapes

Examine Indigenous and non-Indigenous perceptions of land and landscapes, the divergent notions and cultural constructions of land and contemporary perspectives as Indigenous peoples connect with their lands and traditional practices.

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