Indigenous Studies
Location: Marion McCain Building
6135 University Avenue
Room 1128
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, NS
B3H 4R2
Telephone: (902) 494-6593
Fax: (902) 494-2897
Website: www.dal.ca/indigenousstudies


Students can enhance their familiarity with Indigenous knowledge and knowledge of Indigenous issues with either a Minor or a Certificate option, or with elective courses. Students completing the Certificate or Minor will become familiar with Indigenous perspectives on historical and contemporary political, social, and economic issues; learn about the history of the Indian Residential School system and the implications of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action; become familiar with (and be given the opportunity to deepen through an elective option) Indigenous models of research; and will have the opportunity to attain basic competencies around the protocols of working with Indigenous groups or in Indigenous communities.

Minor requirements

Certificate requirements