Essays Tagged: "Canadian Indian residential school system"

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

There have been several Canadian groups who have been unhappy with the way the Government of Canada has treated them over th ... nt-based institutions. Even though this may be true to a certain degree, it is obvious that Western Canadians are making a bigger fuss out of these problems than they should be. There are many ways th ... hysical abuse, in conjunction with bans and laws to force the First Nations people into 'civilized' Canadian society. This is not nearly the case with the Quebecois! The Quebec people have received ma ...

(10 pages) 208 1 2.8 Mar/2004

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

Aftermath of Residential Schools

rue identity. First Nations children were placed in residential schools in an attempt to make them "Canadian" (Hare and Barman 332). Assimilation was seen as a possible way to resolve an "Indian probl ... s one way to deal with the perceived problem (Hare and Barman 332). To assimilate the children, the Canadian government believed that the best way was to separate them from their families, communities ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Assimilation Through Education

d culture . Under the agreement in the Constitution Act of 1867 and ensuing Indian Act of 1876, the Canadian government assumed responsibility for Natives and began aggressive policies with regard to ... system and expose the abuse and culture loss experienced by many residential school students . The Canadian government believed that a Native's best chance for success and survival in the New World w ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jan/2010

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

Residential Schools

anguages in Canada, and this loss is a major cause of cultural destruction.In the 19th century, the Canadian government took on the responsibility for educating the country's Aboriginal children. Thes ... ffect Aboriginals today. Attempts to repair this damage have yet to be effective. On June 11, 2008, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper offered an official apology on behalf of the Canadian governm ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative