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The course examines the concept of Indigenous water justice whereby students explore the development and implementation of water policies in relation to major themes and debates associated with Indigenous water crises. Through facilitated discussions, problem based learning, readings, film, and guest presentations students gain a deeper understanding of water injustices facing Indigenous Peoples. The course places special attention on international water law, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, traditional knowledge, and cultural values of water.

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