Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian Society
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the impact of colonialism experienced by Aboriginal peoples in Alberta and Canada.
demonstrate an understanding of how cultural differences, social pressures and common misunderstandings can foster negative stereotypes:
- analyze and describe how language can promote or dispel stereotypes
demonstrate an awareness of the positive role of many Aboriginal peoples in Canadian society
demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of people who face discrimination through stereotyping:
- analyze and evaluate social and cultural biases and stereotypes that can be perpetuated through the media over time; e.g., movies, art, literature, team names
- assess how education and awareness can dispel cultural biases and stereotypes
Aboriginal World Issues
Students will demonstrate an understanding that indigenous peoples around the world face common issues in their history, geography, politics, economics, education and culture.
1. demonstrate an understanding of how ethnocentrism had an impact on Aboriginal peoples:
- define ethnocentrism, and describe examples of it in education, government, economics and literature in:
- United States of America
- appreciate how members of a society maintain their cultural identity through education, government, economics