Aboriginal Awareness

Build an awareness and understanding of Canada?s Aboriginal people.


ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • : 80 / 0
  • : English
  • : No
  • : Yes
Categories
  • Awareness and Policy

Course overview
Canada is a culturally diverse country where many races, religions, and languages come together. Becoming aware of what culture is and how it affects our behavior is critical to establishing respectful, courteous relationships within our multicultural society.
COURSE TOPICS
  • What is culture?
  • Cultural impact
  • Cultural adaptation
  • Elements of culture
  • Values, norms, symbols, and artifacts
  • Developing culture
  • Becoming culturally aware
  • Self-awareness
  • Communication breakdowns
  • Stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination
  • Cultural identity
  • Same culture ? different behaviour
  • Who are Canada?s Aboriginal people?
  • The First Nations, Metis, and Inuit
  • The Indian Act
  • Status and non-status Indian
  • Numbered treaties and treaty Indians
  • Early Aboriginal life
  • Historic Aboriginal groups
  • Arrival of European explorers
  • Canadian fur trade
  • Impacts on Aboriginal people
  • The Royal Proclamation
  • Battle of Seven Oaks
  • Doctrine of Assimilation
  • The British North American Act
  • Residential schools
  • Current history
  • Using what you?ve learned
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