Course name: Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Issues and Perspectives Course code: (NDA3M)

Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
Course description: This course explores existing and emerging issues of local, regional, and national importance to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit in Canada. Students will analyse diverse perspectives on issues and events related to land, community, governance, identity, culture, and global trends. Using the concepts of political thinking and the tools of political inquiry, students will explore their own and others’ ideas and investigate issues to determine what needs to change and why. Students are also given the opportunity to develop their own problem-solving strategies to address an issue of their choice. Preview Course
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Prix normal
CAD $40.00
Prix réduit
$40.00
Prix unitaire
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Admin Fee

Course fees are partially subsidized for most Ontario residents. The administrative fee covers the cost for us to process your application.
Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
Course description: This course explores existing and emerging issues of local, regional, and national importance to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit in Canada. Students will analyse diverse perspectives on issues and events related to land, community, governance, identity, culture, and global trends. Using the concepts of political thinking and the tools of political inquiry, students will explore their own and others’ ideas and investigate issues to determine what needs to change and why. Students are also given the opportunity to develop their own problem-solving strategies to address an issue of their choice. Preview Course

Course fees are partially subsidized for most Ontario residents. The administrative fee covers the cost for us to process your application.

Interested in taking this course?
  • If you are a student already enrolled in an Ontario High School, please contact your school about taking courses with TVO ILC.
  • If your goal is to earn a high school diploma or if you are a homeschool student, an academic assessment of your application must be done before choosing courses, please visit Apply Now to start your application.

Course Overview

This course explores existing and emerging issues of local, regional, and national importance to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit in Canada. Students will analyse diverse perspectives on issues and events related to land, community, governance, identity, culture, and global trends. Using the concepts of political thinking and the tools of political inquiry, students will explore their own and others’ ideas and investigate issues to determine what needs to change and why. Students are also given the opportunity to develop their own problem-solving strategies to address an issue of their choice.

Course Syllabus

This course is designed for independent study. Our courses are routinely reviewed for errors and adherence to AODA accessibility standards. We appreciate your patience as we work towards delivering high-quality digital learning for all.
This course is designed for independent study. Our courses are routinely reviewed for errors and adherence to AODA accessibility standards. We appreciate your patience as we work towards delivering high-quality digital learning for all. To preview the lessons, please visit this page with a computer or tablet.
19 Lessons

1.1   How I have learned to interact and relate to the world around me

1.2   Why land is fundamental to Indigenous Peoples and relationships

1.3   Indigenous Peoples fulfill their roles and responsibilities in relationship to their communities

1.4   The role of land and its relationship to traditional governance structures

1.5   How relationship building informs contact and connections with other communities

2.1   How colonization affected relationships and intentions between Indigenous Peoples and settlers

2.2   How colonization disrupted the relationship between Indigenous Peoples and their traditional territories

2.3   How perspectives towards Indigenous Nationhood shifted after Confederation

2.4   How government actions towards Indigenous Peoples' health and well-being changed after Confederation

3.1   How historical policies created contemporary challenges for Indigenous Peoples and their identities

3.2   How historical policies created contemporary challenges for Indigenous communities and families

3.3   How historical policies created challenges for Indigenous rights and recognition in contemporary Canada

3.4   How historical policies still create contemporary challenges for Indigenous sovereignty

3.5   How historical policies and legislation affect community well-being and aspirations today

4.1   How the Calls to Action act as a roadmap for reconciliation

4.2   How the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples provides a framework for reconciliation

4.3   Why nation-to-nation relationships are important for reconciliation

4.4   Why language and cultural revitalization is key to reconciliation and community aspiration

4.5   Understanding and supporting local, regional, national, and international Indigenous perspectives



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