INCA 283 History of Aboriginal Media in Canada

Indian Communication Arts (INCA)

Monday, January 13

Welcome to INCA

Attendance – hand in Student Questionnaire

Announcements: Cruz Anderson’s grafitti opening in January




  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Complete student questionnaires Student_Questionnaire_for_INCA_283
  3. Review Course Syllabus
  4. Textbook – Order book
  5. Preview mid-term examination Study guide INCA_283_Study_guide_for_mid-term and mid-term exam INCA_283_Mid-term

BREAK 3:30-3:45

4. Strategies for completing Assignment #1 – Survey of Aboriginal Mass Media

  • Students will conduct Internet and library research to complete the chart/template provided  for this assignment.  The goal of this assignment is to have students start to appreciate the range and variety of Aboriginal publications, broadcasters (radio and television) and other media producers in Canada.  The completed assignment should include the completed chart with 20 organizations and a 500-word “reflection” about what was learned through researching this assignment.
  • Click here for Template-Survey_of_Aboriginal_media
  • This assignment will be the basis of a discussion and exercise in class in the second week. No late assignments will be accepted.   /5 marks

BREAK  4:45-5:00

5.  Video: Reel Injun by Neil Diamond, NFB, 2010

Part 1 – Reel Injun: On the trail of the Hollywood Indian 




Additional readings:

“The Native Brotherhood of British Columbia 1931-1950: A new phase in native political organization,” by Jacqueline P. O’Donnell (MA thesis, 1983). See pp. 47-58 for a discussion of the role of The Native Voice newspaper in the political development of the Native Brotherhood. UBC_1985_A8 O36


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