University of Manitoba

NATV 2080 Inuit Society and Culture

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An examination of the subsistence organization, social organization, cosmology and ceremonies of Inuit from a regional and comparative perspective. While this course will focus on Eastern Arctic Inuit comparison will also be made to Greenlanders, Inuvialuit, Inupiat and Yup'ik. We will conclude the course by examining colonial history and the rise of Nunavut. The course may include a field trip component. Students may not hold credit for both NATV 2080 and NATV 2000 with the topic "Inuit Society and Culture." Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in NATV 1200] or [a grade of "C" or better in both NATV 1220 and NATV 1240] or written consent of department head.

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