This is a 4 lesson unit on the Indian Act. The first lesson talks about what the Indian Act was in a historic context. The second lesson is about changes to the Indian Act and Trudeau's White Paper vs. the Red Paper. The third lesson is a look at Pierre Trudeau vs Justin Trudeau and their stance on the rights of First Nations. This third lesson has a research element addressing current issues and concerns for Canada's First Nations. The fourth lesson addresses Bill C-31 and women's status rights. Curriculum Objectives are listed on each lesson. These lessons contain links to online video content.