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Strategic Plans for the Apocalypse: Critical Engagement with Cherie Dimaline’s The Marrow Thieves
Groups of 4-5 Assignment Framework Cherie Dimaline’s The Marrow Thieves ends with a new beginning. While capitalist-driven climate change is leading to the decimation of settler nation states (and the rapid decline of the settler population), French and his family are full of hope for the futures of Indigenous peoples—particularly now that Isaac, who holds […]
Strategic Plans for the Apocalypse: Teaching the Marrow Thieves
This is a creative group assignment for teaching Cherie Dimaline’s The Marrow Thieves. Students collaborate to write and format a “strategic plan” for the university proposed at the end of the novel.
FNIS 220: Representation and Indigenous Cultural Politics
FNSP 220 explores the ways that Indigenous peoples seek to overcome the legacies of settler colonialism and claim sovereignty and self-determination through cultural production and critique. In this course, we will examine contemporary articulations of Indigenous identity, politics, and cultural traditions in the fields of literature, film, video games, and other modes of resurgent cultural […]