Programme Co-ordinator: Dr. Marguerite MacKenzie, Department of Linguistics

The Minor in Aboriginal Studies is a multi-disciplinary programme offered to candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts. The Minor programme is an alternative to a Minor offered by a single department and satisfies the degree requirement for a Minor.


Students who minor in Aboriginal Studies shall complete a minimum of 24 credit hours including Anthropology 2414 plus at least one course in three of the other participating disciplines: English, History, Linguistics, and Social Work for a total of 9 credit hours. The remaining 12 credit hours can be chosen from any of the courses in the programme.



S/C 2414. Regional Studies: North American Indians and Inuit.
A/P 3290. Newfoundland and Labrador Prehistory.
A/P 3291. Maritime Provinces Prehistory.
A/P 3510. Prehistory of the New World.


3515. Prehistory of Mesoamerica.
3520. The Early Ethnohistory of North America's Native People.
3525. The Later Ethnohistory of North America's Native People.


History 4222. North American Native Peoples in Historical Perspective.


S/A 2220. Labrador Society and Culture.
S/A 3240. Regional Studies: Contemporary Native Peoples of Canada.


English 2160. North American Aboriginal Literature.


Linguistics 2020. Introduction to Inuttut I.
Linguistics 2021. Introduction to Inuttut II.
Linguistics 2025. Introduction to Inuktitut I.
Linguistics 2026. Introduction to Inuktitut II.
Linguistics 2030. Introduction to Innu-aimun(Montagnais/Naskapi) I.
Linguistics 2031. Introduction to Innu-aimun (Montagnais/Naskapi) II.
Linguistics 2040. Introduction to Mi'kmaq I.
Linguistics 2041. Introduction to Mi'kmaq II.
Linguistics 2060. Aboriginal Languages of Eastern Canada.
Linguistics 4010 and 4011. Linguistic Structure of Cree I & II.
Linguistics 4020 and 4021. Linguistic Structure of Inuttut I & II.
Linguistics 4030 and 4031. Linguistic Structure of Innu-aimun (Montagnais/Naskapi) I & II.
Linguistics 4040 and 4041. Linguistic Structure of Mi'kmaq I & II.

Social Work

Social Work 3230. Cultural Camp.
Social Work 3511. Aboriginal People and Social Policy.
Social Work 3530. Aboriginal Social Development.
Social Work 5522. Women and Social Welfare.

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