Collective Rights - Aboriginal/Indigenous, Francophone, Anglophone

Collective Rights - Aboriginal/Indigenous, Francophone, Anglophone
Collective Rights - Aboriginal/Indigenous, Francophone, Anglophone
Collective Rights - Aboriginal/Indigenous, Francophone, Anglophone
Collective Rights - Aboriginal/Indigenous, Francophone, Anglophone
Collective Rights - Aboriginal/Indigenous, Francophone, Anglophone
Collective Rights - Aboriginal/Indigenous, Francophone, Anglophone
Collective Rights - Aboriginal/Indigenous, Francophone, Anglophone
Collective Rights - Aboriginal/Indigenous, Francophone, Anglophone
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Huge 57 slide PowerPoint and worksheets for the Collective Rights unit in Alberta (although it would be suitable for other provinces). Great supplement to Issues for Canadians textbook. Includes slides on FNMI (First Nations, Metis, and Inuit) collective rights, and language rights (Francophone and Anglophone). Lots of critical thinking activities.

Multiples hooks, activities, and review opportunities embedded within the PowerPoint.

Topics covered include:
- Individual rights vs. Collective Rights
- The purpose of collective rights (Why do some groups have collective rights and not others?)
- How collective rights affirm collective identity and make Canada unique
- Three groups who hold collective rights: Aboriginal/Indigenous people (First Nations, Metis, and Inuit), Francophones (French speakers), and Anglophones (English speakers)
- Collective rights legislation (historical and modern treaties, Indian Act, Canada's Constitution and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the Manitoba Act)
- The importance of the Royal Proclamation of 1763 when it comes to affirming First Nation sovereignty over their land
- Why treaties were signed
- What collective rights are guaranteed by treaties (health care, education, reserves, annuities, hunting and fishing, and other matters)
- Indigenous and European perspectives on treaties
- Haudenosaunee / Iroquois Wampum belt discussion on the topic of sovereignty and ethnocentrism
- The relevance of the Indian Act (Indian Agents, status Indian, band elections, residential schools, restrictions on travel, political action, voting, traditional dress, and ceremonies).
- Health and Educational outcomes for Canada's indigenous people today
- Official bilingualism
- Minority Language Education Rights (Section 23 of the Charter - Francophone schools)
- Protecting important non-official languages (news article on protecting Inuktitut in Nunavut)
- Métis provisional government at the Red River Settlement
- Red River Resistance / Red River Rebellion
- Issuance of scrip
- Northwest Resistance / Northwest Rebellion
- Trial and hanging of Louis Riel
- Critical thinking discussion: Red River Resistance or Red River Rebellion? (How words matter - connotations.)
- Metis Settlements in Alberta
- Historic Metis Land Claims case seeking compensation, and the Supreme Court's decision
- Critical thinking discussion on historical signifigance
Total Pages
57 Slides
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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