RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SYSTEM IN CANADA

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Introduce students to a dark time of Canadian history with this 15 slide Powerpoint presentation (including link to video clip on Youtube). The residential school system was designed to remove First Nations students from the influence of their culture and to "kill the Indian in the child," forcing them to assimilate into the dominant culture.

 

INFORMATION INCLUDED IN PRESENTATION  

• The Indian Act

• What Were Residential schools?

• What Were Their Purpose? 

• Conditions / Abuse In The Schools 

• Government Apology 

• Lasting Effects Of The School System

  

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