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Indigenous Governance ( Masters )

The Master of Arts in Indigenous Governance (MAIG) is an interdisciplinary program focused on traditional structures and ways of governance and encompassing the values, perspectives, concepts, and principles of Indigenous political cultures.Through teaching and research that respects both western and Indigenous traditions, methods, and forms of knowledge, students are provided with a strong foundation of basic and applied scholarly research with an emphasis on the nature and context of Indigenous governance and Indigenous-state relations in Canada and internationally.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Prerequisite Minimum standing
BA B+

Applicants must also meet the general admission requirements for the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Entry point Domestic students International students
September January 15 January 15

EXAMS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Program advisers

  • Dr. Jeff Corntassel, grad adviser - igov@uvic.ca or 250-721-6438
  • Angela Polifroni, program manager - angelap@uvic.ca or 250-721-6436

Department directory

Group/Position Name Telephone Office E-mail
General Office 250-721-6438 HSD A260 igov@uvic.ca
FAX 250-472-4724 HSD A260
Director/Professor Taiaiake Alfred 250-721-6439 HSD A260c gta@uvic.ca
Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor Jeff Corntassel 250-721-6440 HSD A260d ctassel@uvic.ca
Academic Administrative Officer Melvin Peters 250-721-8034 HSD A260 petersm@uvic.ca

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