Throughout the next few classes, we will be slowly deconstructing the Indian Act, from a historical, political and sociological perspective. For today’s class, we will be watching the film you see below and taking a look at the following links:
At the end of the class, I would like you to take a few minutes to think of what we need to do, as a society, to effectively solve the “fissures” that still divide the colonizers and the colonized.
Review our discussion, the links, your textbook, and your own biases and thoughts on First Nations rights in this country. If you had an audience with the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs, what would you tell him?