Ogwehoweh Language & Literature

Course Description

This course explores various Hodinohsoni forms of  “reading”  to demonstrate how Hodinohsoni literacies have thrived since time immemorial and carry forward into our daily lived experiences. Forms of literacies under study include: epic oral narratives (e.g., creation story, Great Law of Peace, etc.), wampum, constellations, readings of land, political writings, fiction and poetry(in English and in Kanien’keha). In this course, students will design a language-centred frame for writing literary analysis, conduct landed research and share their findings through aural/oral methods,  and participate in process of peer-based learning through blogging and facilitated peer-review sessions. 


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Six Nations Campus
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