Im doing this course, ‘Indigenous Canada’ that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada
Its fascinating and really really good. The more I see the more I know I’m gonna enjoy the challenge and will learn a lot
available at https://www.coursera.org/learn/indigenous-canada and its free
Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Topics for the 12 lessons include the fur trade and other exchange relationships, land claims and environmental impacts, legal systems and rights, political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, and contemporary Indigenous life, art and its expressions.
Today’s reading Gord Hill’s 500 years of Indigenous Resistance graphic novel.
Read “The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book” by Gord Hill available from Rakuten Kobo. The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book is a powerful and historically accurate graphic portrayal of Indigenous resistanc…
The 15th century papal bulls might be old, but they’ve influenced everything from how we treat the planet to the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Steven Newcomb has spent years teaching people about a series of 15th century papal bulls, commonly called the ‘doctrine of discovery.’ Newcomb, who is Shawnee/Lenape and author of Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery , said the bulls might be old, but they’ve influenced everything from how we treat the planet to the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
In many history books, Europe’s expansion is remembered as exploration, and the men who helmed ships that landed in foreign countries — and proceeded to commit violence and genocide against native peoples — are remembered as heroes. But
Colonialism is defined as “control by one power over a dependent area or people.” In practice, colonialism is when one country violently invades and takes control of another country, claims the land as its own, and sends people – “settlers” – to live on that land.