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FNY 510

Indigenous Food Systems in Canada

The course introduces students to Indigenous Peoples' food, nutrition, and health issues. Using the concept of food security as a framework, food availability, accessibility, adequacy, and acceptability will be discussed in the context of historical and current Indigenous food systems. Through lectures and class discussions, topics covered include: colonization and reconciliation; Indigenous worldviews; oral history and food; traditional foods; the social determinants of health; emerging health trends; food policy, community nutrition, and Indigenous food sovereignty.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Food Security

  • FNY 400
    Selected Topics in Food Security
  • FNY 403
    Food Security Concepts and Principles
  • FNY 404
    Food Policy and Programs for Food Security
  • FNY 405
    Applied Research Methods and Evaluation
  • FNY 406
    Food Prices and Food Security
  • FNY 407
    Community Development and Food Security
  • FNY 408
    Urban Food Security
  • FNY 409
    Gender and Food Security
  • FNY 510
    Indigenous Food Systems in Canada