BC First Peoples 12

4 credits

There are four units in this online course. Unit 1: Connections-looks at how the identities, worldviews, and language of BC First Peoples are renewed, sustained, and transformed through their connection to the land. In Unit 2: Impact- students investigate how the impact of contact and colonialism continues to affect the political, social, and economic lives of BC First Peoples. In the third unit “Cultural Expression” -students will study how cultural expressions convey the richness, diversity, and resiliency of BC First Peoples. In the final unit “Self Determination” students will gain an understanding of how through self-governance, leadership, and self-determination, BC First Peoples challenge and resist Canada’s ongoing colonialism.