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  • Negative Effects On Aboriginal People

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    The history of Canada’s Aboriginal people is a rich but tumultuous one, rife with conflict, but also full of valuable information we can emulate in our lives. Aboriginal people is the name for the original inhabitants of North America and their descendants. Though it’s unfortunate that Aboriginals, mostly those living on reservations, are seen as drunkards. Able to satisfy all of their material and spiritual needs through resources of the natural world around them. White privilege has negatively

  • Aboriginal People Face Discrimination in Canada

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    19th century Aboriginal people faced a whole lot of discrimination in Canada, their beliefs and culture were considered to be ill-advised, this led to residential schools being opened for Aboriginal kids. When understanding residential schools it is important to look at the cultural impact it left with kids. Dr. Duncan Campbell Scott once declared, “I want to get rid of the Indian problem. I do not think as a matter of fact, that the country ought to continuously protect a class of people who are able

  • The Impact Of The Residential School Policy On The Aboriginal People Of Canada

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    The Aboriginal peoples of Canada refer to the indigenous inhabitants of Canada (Hick 2007, p.153). The Section 35 of the Constitution Act of 1982 recognizes Indians, Metis and Inuit are the three groups of Aboriginal in Canada, and is now generally called them “First Nations” (Hick 2007, p.153). This report will examine how the Residential School policy affects them and the consequence of the policy for Aboriginal families in Canada. The Residential School Policy was one of the policies of Aboriginal

  • Canadian Aboriginal People In Canada

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    Introduction Prior to the arrival of the Europeans in Canada in the mid- to late 1600s, Aboriginal people were the original inhabitants of the Canadian land. In Canadian history, we forced our Aboriginal people to adapt to the European-Canadian culture and values. Prior to overthrowing their land and culture, the Aboriginal peoples were thriving off the natural land materialistically and financially. In years to come in response to the mistreatment of them, the Canadian government would implement

  • Aboriginal People Essay

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    of having conflict between different cultures and societies. The Arrival of the first fleet in 1788 was the beginning of a conflict era. Aboriginal people are living in Australia for thousands of years. When British arrived in Australia they did not understand the lifestyle of Aboriginal people and they did not realise the deep connection that Aboriginal people had to the land. The non-indigenous started to use the land in their own way because Australia was seen as unused and this led to a concept

  • Aboriginal People Essay

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    pre-Canadian history period aboriginal people were victims of the Europeans. Aboriginal people were some of the first people that were in the new world and the Europeans took advantage of them. The Native American’s did not originate from North America as they came from Asia from during the ice age. The Europeans did not originate from North America as they came from Europe. When the Europeans came over to the new world they had many disease’s that the aboriginal people were not known to and that

  • The Needs of Canada’s Aboriginal People and Youthful Population

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    the number of aboriginal people in Canada surpassed one million? This means that the aboriginals represented 3.8% of the total population in Canada. Even though this number is much smaller than the non-aboriginal population, they have an impact on Canada, in the north and south. Unfortunately, some of the aboriginal groups do not have a stable way of living and the Canadian government is very selective when helping them. Overall, I want to be able to help the First Nation people receive the funding

  • Aboriginal People of Canada

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    Aboriginal People of Canada Over the past decades, Aboriginal people (the original people or indigenous occupants of a particular country), have been oppressed by the Canadian society and continue to live under racism resulting in gender/ class oppression. The history of Colonialism, and Capitalism has played a significant role in the construction and impact of how Aborignal people are treated and viewed presently in the Canadian society. The struggles, injustices, prejudice, and discrimination

  • The Aboriginal People of Newfoundland

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    The Aboriginal People of Newfoundland The Beothuk people of Newfoundland were not the very first inhabitants of the island. Thousands of years before their arrival there existed an ancient race, named the Maritime Archaic Indians who lived on the shores of Newfoundland. (Red Ochre Indians, Marshall, 4.) Burial plots and polished stone tools are occasionally discovered near Beothuk remains. Some people speculate that, because of the proximity of the artifacts to the former lands of the Beothuk

  • The Continuant Domination of The Aboriginal People

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    The Continuant Domination of the Aboriginal People In any Canadian history class we learnt about how the Europeans settled in Canada to build a new life. Furthermore, as kids we have always learnt that Christopher Columbus had discovered Canada as an empty piece of land, with no habitants whatsoever. (Flashback Canada, 1994) These statements are false. Native Canadians had already been living in Canada, and the European settlers basically just moved tight in regardless. Setting up their own