21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act

Joseph, B.
This comprehensive Canadian resource provides an essential understanding of the history behind the Indian Act, enacted in 1876, and its impact on the lives of Canada’s First Peoples. To help facilitate reconciliation, the author provides critical information about the Act, and examines how self-government, self-efficacy, and self-determination will improve the lives of all Canadians. A useful student resource to learn about the Act and present their learning in verbal and written activities, and a helpful teacher resource to provide essential background on colonialism and how it still affects the issues faced by First Peoples today.
English Language Arts
  • 10-12

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