Collective Rights Social Studies 9 Agenda



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Collective Rights

  • Social Studies 9

Agenda

  • What are Collective Rights?
  • Project
  • Questions

"How has collective-rights legislation over time shaped who we are as Canadians?"

  • Students
  • Tessa, Krista, Alex, Quinn, Caitlin, Channelle
  • Essance, Ria, Kelsey, Jacob, Jessica, Shallon
  • Hunter, Sheriden, Kyle, Jordyn, Oliver
  • Metis

Questions

  • What does it mean to affirm the collective identity of a particular group?
  • What are collective rights?
  • What laws recognize the collective rights of First Nations peoples?
  • What collective rights do official language groups have under the Charter?
  • What laws recognize the collective rights of the Metis?
  • Who holds collective rights in Canada?

Continue…

  • Why do some peoples have collective rights and not others? What legislation relates to collective rights?
  • What are the Numbered Treaties? Using the map on page 124 in your text, identify three facts related to their location and dates. Define sovereignty What are the terms of Treaties 6, 7 and 8?

Continue….

  • In what way did the Numbered Treaties acknowledge the past?
  • Summarize the MAJOR points for each year in the timeline of the Numbered Treaties between pages 128-135.
  • What is the Indian Act?
  • Read the news article on page 138 of your text and identify how the Indian Act should be changed?

Continue….

  • What collective rights do official language groups have under the Charter?
  • What are official language minorities?
  • What do Francophone students in Alberta and Anglophone students in Quebec have in common? What are the Charter rights of official language groups?
  • How has the Charter affected Francophone education?
  • What is the Manitoba Schools Act?

Continue….

  • What are the Haultain Resolution and North-West Territories Ordinance Number 22?
  • What impact did section 23 have on Francophone education rights in Alberta?
  • How does the Charter affect Francophone identity in Quebec?
  • What laws recognize the collective rights of the Metis?

Continue….

  • Compare the government’s position to Louis Riel’s position in the Red River Resistance and the Northwest Resistance.
  • How does the recognition of the right to land affirm the collective identity of the Metis?

Coming up….

  • Immigration
  • Any questions???


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