Essays Tagged: "First Nations"

Young Offenders Act In Canada. Speaks of why it should be changed, and the the reasons and actions taken

orconcerned members. It is felt by many that the change needed in thearea of delinquency within the First Nations culture is to overcome theeffects of colonization and this must begin with the youth. ... addresses programs for specific cultural groups much more emphasismust be put on these programs.For First Nations youth that are locked into the juvenile system,there must be alternative treatment pro ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.4 Feb/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

An essay that describes the 'coureurs de bois' (wood runners) very in-depthly and also at the same time briefly!

When the fur trade first began, First Nations and Inuit people brought the furs to the trading posts. They would arrive ... ench for 'runner of the woods'] a fur trader who went into the woods to find fur and trade fur with First Nations).The coureurs de bois learned the ways of the woods from the First Nations. They were ... way the Natives taught them. They dressed in the same kinds of clothes and ate the same food as the First Nation peoples. A typical meal consisted of pemmican (Dried and powdered meat, usually buffalo ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

First nations people.

I feel that the federal government should be equal with the First Nations people and let them get the special rights that they deserve, but not too many special ... air rights that some of them seem to be getting right now in British Columbia. I am saying that the First Nations people in B.C that are getting treated badly should get some special rights, cause its ... ople in B.C that are getting treated badly should get some special rights, cause its not all of the First Nations people, its only some.I do not believe that what had happened to the Indians in the pa ...

(2 pages) 30 0 1.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

History of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, A.K.A. The RCMP.

ario and Quebec), and approximately 198 municipalities and, under 172 individual agreements, to 192 First Nations communities. The early role was to have general law enforcement detachments establishe ... m instituted in order to police effectively the entire region establish friendly relations with the First Nations contain the whisky trade and enforce prohibition, supervise treaties between First Nat ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Relations Between the Government of Canada and the First Nations People of Canada

more legitimate than the others. These people are the Aboriginals of Canada, otherwise known as the First Nations. Over the years, the First Nations people have been treated inhumanely and severely di ... reconcile the differences and tensions the Government of Canada created between themselves and the First Nations people of Canada.It is clear, as already mentioned, that the First Nations are not the ...

(10 pages) 208 1 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Native American Culture, working with Native American alcoholics. This is really typed up notes but in essay form, perfect for a social work major or someone studying this population.

ents. There has been many oppressive factors in the lives of all Native Americans from the time the first settlers came to America and into the present time we are in. There is a general mistrust with ... ng with war, imprisonment, malnutrition and the inhumane behavior of the white men, close to 99% of first nations peoples were wiped out. The United States government continually made new treaties wit ...

(4 pages) 113 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Totem Pole

First Nations Artifact AssignmentTitle: unknownEthnic Group: Burrard Band of the Tsleil-Waututh Firs ... f it with a face carved between its four limbs. The face looks like a carving of a man, probably of First Nations decent and representing a specific person. On the upper half (8.75" or 22cm) of the to ... tourists who were unfamiliar with the style of art traditional to the region. This huge demand for First Nations souvenirs led to the sale of millions of cheep wood or plastic totem poles, tomahawks, ...

(2 pages) 36 1 2.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Not a bit surprised - an essay re: neglect of canadian aboriginals by the canadian government.

em to be too far-gone or taboo to address? As a descendant of aboriginal lineage, the issues facing first nations communities across the country are all too familiar to my family and myself. I feel th ... ected in many ways by the government's unwill-ingness to pay mind to the history and culture of the first nations communities.It is amazing how one gesture intended to pay homage to a people, could be ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Potlatch

For one to understand how the traditional potlatch acted to regulate and structure First Nations Societies one must be given some insight into the traditions and beliefs of First Nati ... nce a potlatch these days could cost in excess of $10,000.Potlatches are held for many reasons. The first to be examined will be how the potlatch helped to economically sustain Aboriginal communities. ... eing fun, they were learning part of the culture. One of the children's dances is the Animal Dance; first they are taught the movements of the dance which mimic the movements of various animals such a ...

(11 pages) 58 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Contemporary Native American Issues

Today we hear about the colonization of a group of people, one of those groups are, the First Nation People. For many years, the non-native people have been trying to assimilate the First ... eople, to make them as part of mainstream society or in other words "civilized". For centuries, the First Nations people have lived off the land, and survived this way. To the Native people, using mot ... assist the elders and other band members by providing food. I had inquired about why do some of the First Nation people live in poverty? Why is it that the government want to take away our treaty righ ...

(5 pages) 51 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The First Nations

Bryan Weiss Scott Masters Politics 11 Sunday, Febuary 4 2001 The First Nations Throughout time, Native Americans have struggled to maintain a keen sense of individua ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Should They Stay Or Should They Go...NOW

versial murals in the B.C. Parliament Buildings. Not only should the murals NOT be removed but that First Nations' people are also asking for too much. That attitude is certainly in the spirit of this ... onial superiority. Given the controversy around the murals in the B.C. Parliament Buildings, from a First Nations' perspective, what should be done with them? The paper will begin by discussing the me ...

(12 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Race and Ethnicity: Canadians are not "colour-blind"

ome sociologists have even investigated the effects of racism on the subordinate groups such as the First Nations. Using the findings of the sociologists and the struggle of the First Nations as a his ... a historical example, this paper will illustrate that Canadians are indeed not "colour-blind" .The First Nations, as Kendall, Murray, and Linden define, "are diverse groups which are known as Natives ...

(8 pages) 73 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Aftermath of Residential Schools

nal people. For the aboriginal people, school has been a place where they lost their true identity. First Nations children were placed in residential schools in an attempt to make them "Canadian" (Har ... and few life skills (Hare and Barman 332). Consequently, the main effects of residential school on first Nations include the loss of intellectual, spiritual beliefs, and emotional trauma.The Native c ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

On the Myth of "The Raven and the First Men"

l story involving supernatural beings or forces or creatures”. In this sense, “The Raven and the First Men” by Bill Reid is a myth because it involves the raven, which is a supernatural creature t ... Reid is a myth because it involves the raven, which is a supernatural creature that encounters the first humans. The raven is featured prominently in First Nations mythologies and coaxes the first ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Idealism or EthnocideA Clash o

history forms an important and distinct part of Canadian society. The history of relations between First Nations peoples of Canada and the European settlers that arrived on this country's shores exte ... nd the reservation system that they spawned would create a great divide in future relations between First Nations peoples and Canadian society. The Canadian government did not see treaties as a ...

(10 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Aborginal History

1972, paved the way for the transfer of power from the Federal and Provincial governments to local First Nations Communities across Canada. As impressive as this revolution may be, there is still a t ... dary school curriculum. Currently there is no accepted or effective strategies for teaching First Nation history and culture within the Canadian Social Studies program. First Nations history i ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Of Time

ngered by British taxes and the limits imposed on the westword expansion (reserved the west for the First-Nations). While there anger built, they collected arms and started resisting British rule and ...

(3 pages) 439 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Loyalists

ngered by British taxes and the limits imposed on the westword expansion (reserved the west for the First-Nations). While there anger built, they collected arms and started resisting British rule and ...

(3 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What is the culture diversity?

ten fails to provide adequate treatment for homeless people with mental illness or substance abuse. First Nations lack of access to sensitive and culturally appropriate health and social support servi ...

(2 pages) 120 3 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays