Fall/Winter Timetable

POL424H1S L0101

Graduate Course Code: POL2361H1S L0101

Globalization and Indigenous Politics


The course introduces students to critical considerations of globalization from the perspective of indigenous peoples. Issues explored in the course include indigenous epistemologies, impacts of globalization on indigenous peoples, international indigenous organizing, human rights and indigenous social movements. The focus will be on two dimensions of globalization: resource extraction and global indigenous organizing in the United Nations.


Selected journal articles and a custom courseware package.

Format and Requirements

Seminar (participation, concept paper, research proposal, research paper).


Preparation Studies in Indigenous/Aboriginal politics or law; studies in globalization


POL201Y1 or (POLB90H3 or POLB91H3) or ABS201Y1 or permission of instructor

POL410H1F (taken in 2009-10) and JPA461H1