Connections Canada: Aboriginal Peoples and Government
Learning Level: Elementary School
About this Resource
In this gridset, the student will learn and write about the relationship between the government and the Aboriginal peoples of Canada. The content for this gridset has been extracted from Connections Canada: Outlooks 5, Chapter 5.This activity supports the Ministry of Education Social Studies for Grade 5 (governance)
– identify the distinct governance structures of First Nations in Canada. Created by Kathy Ryan.
Under BC’s new curriculum (2016):
Social Studies 5: the development and evolution of Canadian identity over time; First Peoples land ownership and use; levels of government, their main functions, and sources of funding; past discriminatory government policies and actions, such as the Head Tax, the Komagata Maru incident, residential schools, and internments