Native-Newcommer Relations: Case Studies in Contact, Colonialism, and Resistance

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Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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Secondary level students will critically analyze both archival and contemporary newspaper articles relating to aboriginal rights and land title in British Columbia. This program presents the story of native activism in the mid-twentieth century through the lens of one individual (Maisie Hurley, 1887-1962), founder of the Native Voice newspaper.

This program has been organized with the Squamish Nation Education Department and made possible in part through a grant from the Museums Assistance Program, Department of Canadian Heritage.

Big Ideas
  • Disparities in power alter the balance of relationships between individuals and between societies.
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