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    February 11


    • Assignment 1 – week of Feb 8
    • Assignment 2 – Feb 15
    • Assignment 3 – week of Feb 22


    Part 1: February 11, 2021 9:00 am – 10:20 am
    Welcoming – Morgan Guerin, Musqueam
    United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
    Keynote speaker: Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot
    Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot, from UBC’s First Nations and Indigenous Studies and the Department of Political
    Science, will give a presentation on the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    (UNDRIP). Twenty-five years in the making by United Nations members and Indigenous groups, this
    declaration puts forward the “standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the Indigenous
    peoples of the world.” It declares that Indigenous peoples have the right to be free from discrimination
    and recognizes Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination. UNDRIP has been adopted by the
    Province of British Columbia, and in December of 2020 Bill C-15 was introduced by the Government
    of Canada to incorporate UNDRIP into law. It is an ideal time to raise student awareness of Indigenous
    issues and Indigenous knowledge. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A.

    Part 2: February 11, 2021 – 1:30 pm – 2:45pm
    Welcome – Morgan Guerin, Musqueam
    Our interpretations: Indigenous youth respond to the works of Cree artist Kent Monkman.
    Speakers: Taylor Henderson, Aramis Hanuse, McKenzie Fong, Col Bak
    Four students from the Native Youth Program at the Museum of Anthropology will present the short
    films they created responding to four different art works from Cree artist Kent Monkman’s exhibition
    Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience. The presentation will include discussion of why the works
    were chosen and the challenges of making short films.

     United Nation Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People
     United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples | Resolution
    Adopted by General Assembly on 13 Sept 2007
     United Nations | Department of Economic and Social Affairs Indigenous Peoples
     Shame and Prejudice | A Story of Resilience by Kent Monkman
    View Museum of Anthropology website to review Kent Monkman’s Shame and
    Prejudice: A Story of Resilience takes you on a journey through the past 150 years of
    Canada. It is a journey that reclaims and reinserts Indigenous voices into the collective
    memory of our country, Challenging and shattering colonial ideas of our history.

    Shame and Prejudice

    HOMEWORK:  Due week of Feb 15 – Post #3 in BLOG

    • What is the message from the speakers at your respective (Cohort A/Cohort B) session of the First Peoples Virtual Youth Conference?
      • Things to consider:
        • What has shaped their realities?
        • How do some of the topics discussed relate to some of our topics in PEPS?
        • How is the communicative voice being expressed, and is it being heard?


    • View video “Leonardo DeCaprio and the Nature of Reality” (see MOODLE)
    • Assignment 3 – Metaphysics:  Childhood Perceptions vs. Current (Teen) Perceptions
      • see description on TEAMS (please note this is modified from the assignment you see on MOODLE)
    • Explore “Art of Argument” material on MOODLE
      • Blog Post #4:  Choose at least ONE of the following (you may do both if you wish):
        • Provide your own examples (one each) of Deductive Reasoning, Inductive Reasoning, Abductive Reasoning
        • In a paragraph, explain the quote depicted on MOODLE (“Be water”).

          Then, find another example of analogical reasoning that you like and explain why you chose it.  Include the quote with your explanation.

    Reminder that we are meeting as a class for FLEX Wednesday & Friday (Cohort A – 10:30am/Cohort B – no later than 1:00pm)

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