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3. Aboriginal Issues in British Columbia

Suggested Activities

Suggested Activities

Activity 1

Watch the documentary The Fallen Feather: Indian Industrial Residential Schools and Canadian Confederation. Write a critical reflection on the role of the residential schools in Canadian nation building.

Activity 2

Choose one known sacred place in your region and make a presentation on why this place is sacred, how it is being protected or what steps might be done to better protect it.

Activity 3

Choose one of the ongoing treaty negotiations. Create a presentation that summarizes the historical claim, the process leading to negotiation and the status of negotiations.

Activity 4

Volunteer with an organization that advocates for or go to an event that is about the experiences of Aboriginal communities. Write a critical reflection that analyzes the educational value of your experience, outlines the major things you learned and proposes ways to improve, contribute or share the experience.

 

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