Sovereignty and Resistance

This theme offers film excerpts on land claims, management of natural resources, ancestral rights and recovery of Aboriginal cultural artefacts. It also presents images showing the resistance of Aboriginal peoples to repression by non-Aboriginal culture.

Excerpts


Dancing Around the Table, Part One

Dancing Around the Table, Part One 2


Our Nationhood

Our Nationhood 3

Our Nationhood 5


Riel Country

Riel Country 3

Riel Country 4


Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole

Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole 2


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This lesson is designed to encourage high school students to reflect on the impact that intolerance, racism and discrimination have on individuals and on society. Students will explore the meaning of the term Métis and examine the history of the Métis People, with particular emphasis on discrimination.


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