Grade 11: Understanding Contemporary First Nations, Métis and Inuit Voices NBE 3C / 3U / 3E: The Truth - Historical Context
This course explores the themes, forms, and stylistic elements of a variety of literary, informational, graphic, oral, cultural, and media text forms emerging from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit cultures in Canada, and also examines the perspectives and
Akwesasne elders discuss their childhood memories of their days at residential schools as they can relate to the haunting recollections and a shroud of sadness that’s exists for many indigenous people today who attended residential schools in Canada.
The 60’s Scoop was a governmental policy that placed indigenous children in non-native homes for fostering and adoption. An Akwesasronon survivor shares her story about severed ties with family, culture and language, and the policy changes created to focus on keeping families together.