Cultural Empowerment


Unit Outcomes
Students will be expected to:
7.4.1 explain how the expansion and development of Canada during the 1870s and early 1880s affected its various peoples and regions.
7.4.2 analyze the events of the Northwest Rebellion to determine its impact on internal relations in Canada.
7.4.3 analyze the degree of empowerment and disempowerment for Aboriginal peoples in present day Atlantic Canada during this period.
7.4.4 analyze the struggle for empowerment by new cultural groups immigrating to Canada between 1870 and 1914.

Canada's Political Expansion
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/mapping/historical_maps/1867.asp

The Numbered Treaties



Metis Culture
Key Terms: Nation, Country Born, Pemmican, Buffalo


Louis Riel and the Red River Rebellion

The link below is an additional resource to help students to understand the events that lead to the rebellion:
http://www.canadiana.ca/citm/specifique/rielreb_e.html


Review


The North-West Rebellion
http://www.cbc.ca/history/SECTIONSE1EP10CH4LE.html


The National Policy