In this module we explore the history and innovations of Indigenous Peoples before first contact with Europeans. We will explore both the Indigenous and Europeans worldviews.
Identify the Indigenous worldviews towards land and peoples.
Identify the European worldviews towards land and peoples.
Identify possible cultural biases shaping Canada’s historical narratives and who authored that history.
Evaluate the need to honour Indigenous worldviews in modern day as well as the contributions of Indigenous Peoples.
1:42 minute - Bonus Video: (With permission from the author) a humorous look at First Contact by Indigenous filmmaker Steven Paul Judd:
Complete the following slides (11:00 mins) before proceeding to the unit video.
Premier Maclauchlan on Nation-to-Nation Relationships
Complete the following video (2:26 mins) before proceeding to the unit quiz.
To complete Module 4: Take the quiz (4 questions)