Western University First Nations StudiesWestern Social Science
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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 Ceremony

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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.

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

Courses Offered This Year

FNS 4141G: Ethics & Epistemology in First Nations Studies

FNS 4141 is offered in alternate years and is a required course for those completing the FNS Honours module.

FNS 2253F: Selected Topics in First Nations Studies

In the 2014/2015 academic year, the "Selected Topic" offered is Lunaape Language, History & Culture. This course adds a third language offering at First Nations Studies.

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