Thematic Unit Colonialism and Racism

Overall Objective This theme focuses on Colonialism and Racism. The pain of the past provides strength for the present and wisdom for the future. Films grouped under this theme document the darker moments of the relationship between Aboriginal people and government agencies in Canada. (Note: Many sensitive issues covered in this theme; teacher discretion advised.)Continue reading “Thematic Unit Colonialism and Racism”

First Nations Role-Model: Ta’kaiya Blaney, Age: 11, Singer, Songwriter and Actress

Ta’kaiya Blaney, 11, lives in North Vancouver and is from the Sliammon First Nation. She is singer, songwriter and actress. Visit her at http://www.takaiyablaney.com/ Ta’kaiya Blaney speaks at an Idle No More event at City Hall, Coast Salish territory (Vancouver, BC).

Aboriginal Veterans & Warriors ~ Gr.6-10 (DragonFly Canada)

Lesson Plans Download Aboriginal Veterans & Warriors Grade Levels: 6, 7, 8, 10 Subjects: Social Studies, History, World Studies Objective: Students will learn about the contributions of Aboriginal peoples to Canada’s war efforts; how Aboriginal warriors have sought self-determination and enforced their treaty rights. Materials: 1. The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book, by GordContinue reading “Aboriginal Veterans & Warriors ~ Gr.6-10 (DragonFly Canada)”

“We Answered the Call” – A History Of The Saskatchewan First Nations’ Contribution To Canada’s Freedom And Democracy

The Saskatchewan First Nations Veterans’ Association, “We Answered the Call”, A History Of The Saskatchewan First Nations’ Contribution To Canada’s Freedom And Democracy..Source: http://www.fsin.comPDF File Info: 4.06 MB | 24 Pages