Colonialism and Racism
The film excerpts in this theme show the devastating effects of European colonialist policies on Aboriginal peoples. They also show acts of racism in which Aboriginal peoples have been victimized in their relations with whites.
Challenges Past to Present This theme will encourage students to explore how cultures with opposing world views struggle to resolve their differences while maintaining their distinct identities. Sharing the pain of the past fosters reconciliation while forging new relationships based on mutual respect.