RLG209H5 • Introduction to Indigenous Traditions


Indigenous traditions constitute the majority of the world's religions. They encompass the whole earth, and are incredibly diverse. So: where to begin? This course will introduce students to the vast array of global Indigenous traditions in both historic and contemporary contexts by looking comparatively at selected beliefs and practices. Attention will also be paid to Indigenous responses to colonialism and to the ways in which many communities are reviving their traditions.

Distribution Requirement
Total Instructional Hours
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
History of Religions