(Graduation Exam may be required for Students in 2004 Graduation Program—exam worth 20% of final grade)
Designed to enhance students’ appreciation of the diversity of First Nations perspectives in the province, B.C. First Nations Studies 12 explores First Nations individuals and cultures in contemporary and historical contexts.Tthe course has four instructional modules, for use in conjunction with the Ministry of Education’s B.C. First Nations Studies textbook. The course is aligned with the learning outcomes included in the 2006 BC First Nations Studies Integrated Resource Package, and also addresses the most recent provincial exam specifications.
The textbook and resources for this course are:
B.C. First Nations Studies (7540005381) $40.00
B.C. First Nations Studies Source File (7540005377) 10.00
Perspectives CD (7540005378) 30.00
Module 1: Perspective and Place
Section 1: World View
Section 2: Language and the Land
Section 3: Trade and Technology
Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.
Module 2: Contact, Resistance, and Leadership
Section 1:The Fur Trade Era (1770–1849)
Section 2: The Colonial Era (1849–1871)
Section 3: Canada Period (1871–1911)
Section 4: Modern Canada
Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.
Module 3: Creativity and Culture
Section 1: Cultural Expression—Past and Present
Section 2: Creation/Transformer Stories
Section 3: Aboriginal Fiction, Poetry, and Drama
Section 4: Contemporary Media and Visual Arts
Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.
Module 4: Contemporary Issues
Section 1: Aboriginal Identity and Community
Section 2: Self-determination and the Treaty Process
Section 3: Rebuilding Healthy Communities
Section 4: Contemporary Economic Development
Section 5: Aboriginal Language Renewal
Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.
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