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BC First Nations Studies 12

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IMPORTANT NOTE ON NAMING AND SUBMITTING YOUR FIRST ASSIGNMENT (FA):

  • Please add your name to the FA file name like this: Last, First FA BCFNS 12.doc
  • If submitting by email, please put in the subject line: Last, First FA BCFNS 12

You will need the online version of the BCFNS 12 Textbook to complete this assignment:

The course may be taken as a grade 12 credit toward graduation or in place of Social Studies 11
as a required foundation course for high school graduation.

View the complete Learning Outcomes for this course: BC First Nations Studies 12 Integrated Resource Package (learning outcomes begin on page 18)

 

Modules

Module 1: Land and Relationships

Module 1 explores the relationship between both traditional and contemporary First Nations people and the natural world, and how this relationship affected the culture.

  • First Assignment – Traditional Use of Natural Resources & The Natural World 
  • Section 1 – Traditional Education
  • Section 2 – The Exchange
  • Section 3 – Resource Use and Management

Module 2: Contact, Colonialism and Resistance

Module 2 focuses on the effect of contact with Europeans and the colonization process on First Nations people

  • Section 1 – The Fur Trade
  • Section 2 – Adapting to New Economies
  • Section 3 – The Métis
  • Section 4 - Government Policies and Aboriginal Response
  • Section 5 – Residential Schools

Unit 3: Cultural Expressions

Unit 3 explores various forms of cultural expression, including visual art, literature and storytelling.

  • Section 1 – The Oral Tradition
  • Section 2 – Creation, Origin and Trickster Stories
  • Section 3 – Literature by Aboriginal Authors
  • Section 4 – Art Objects

Unit 4: Leadership and Self-determination

Unit 4 focuses on Aboriginal responses to colonization and Canadian government policies regarding Aboriginal people.

  • Section 1 – Aboriginal Leadership
  • Section 2 – Self-determination
  • Section 3 – Systems of Governance

Assessment:

  • First Assignment - 10%
  • Assignments, projects, quizzes & discussions - 70%
  • Unit tests - 20%

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