First Nations in Canada (K101)


Type: Online
Duration: 01:00 hours
Status: Active

This course looks at some of the governance structures, traditions and current realities of First Nations and their relationships with the Government of Canada. You will see how the Government's actions in the past continue to impact First Nations communities in the present.

Topics include:

  • terminology
  • geographic location
  • cultural aspects such as language
  • Indian Act
  • governance
  • treaties
  • socio-economic conditions


Before you start this course, you need to complete Cultural Self-Reflection: What I Know and What I Don't Know (K099) and The Uncomfortable Truth (K100).

More about this course
  • Topics: Values and ethics; Service excellence; Respectful and inclusive workplace; Government priorities
  • Community: Employees
  • Business line: Indigenous Learning
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

To register, you will be prompted to log in to your GCcampus account.

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