Western University First Nations StudiesWestern Social Science
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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 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.

New Courses Offered This Year

FNS 3001G: First Nations in the Media

FNS 3001G is offered in alternate years. It examines how Indigenous issues are represented in the mass media and provides students the opportunity to examine contemporary issues by Indigenous and non-Native groups through the news broadcast, print, TV and Internet.

FNS 4001F: Advanced Special Topics in First Nations Studies: Indigenous Health & Wellbeing

This course will examine indigenous concepts of health and well-being extrapolated from and with particular focus on Haudenosaunee definitions of well-being and where Haudenosaunee health and well-being emanates from.

FNS 4001G: Advanced Special Topics in First Nations Studies: Indigenous Family & Community

Details on the course will be posted soon.


About Us

About Us