Learners will dig deeply into Canada’s history, focusing in on the story of our Indigenous peoples. They will explore Canada’s inconvenient truths around nation-building, social stereotypes, and the prevalent myths concerning Indigenous peoples.
Learners will trace political and social activism from decorated war veterans to the leaders of highly prosperous and self-governing nations. Knowing the causes and effects of shifting relationships, power, and authority will prepare learners to better understand the present day challenges facing Indigenous peoples and grow their understanding of the circumstances today that are renewing and moving that relationship forward in the spirit of reconciliation.
The course invites learners to demonstrate their understanding in a variety of ways; pose questions and make real-world connections with the content.
Identity and Stereotypes
Historical Context of Treaty-Making
Shifting Power and Authority
Economic Growth and Prosperity
Social and Cultural Dynamics
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