The Uncomfortable Truth: A Brief History of the Relationship Between Indigenous Peoples and the Government of Canada

Product code: IRA102

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2 hours

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Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples involves looking back at our history from an Indigenous perspective. This online self-paced course provides an overview of the historical relationship between Indigenous Peoples and the Government of Canada, from first contact to the present-day focus on rebuilding this foundational relationship. Participants will benefit from a broader understanding of the impacts of government decisions on Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous communities.

Topics include:

  • identifying the key legislation within the Canadian political framework
  • assessing the impacts of Indian Residential Schools, the Sixties Scoop and the child welfare system
  • understanding the sacred connection to land in treaties and agreements
  • recognizing the rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • building a new relationship

Legacy course code: K100

Date modified: 2022-02-07

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