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    March 28

    First Peoples Self Governance

    Intro – videos from MOODLE:

    • Chanie Wenjack
    • Residential Schools

    Using the resource links from MOODLE, answer the following questions; upload your work to your BLOG by Friday:

    • What are some examples of areas that Canada’s First Peoples may exercise self governance over?
    • In regards to control over activities of First Peoples communities, what does the Court require that the community/group must prove in order to be granted self governance over that activity?
    • What is the importance of Section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982?
    • What is the importance of UNDRIP?
    • What are some issues/criticisms with how Canada is addressing First Peoples Governance?  Describe two.
    • What does the concept of Truth & Reconciliation mean? What might be some additional ways we can move forward meaningfully towards this goal in how we do things in school?

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