I show my students this clip from "Far and Away" when discussing Westward Expansion. They love it and it provides some great discussion!

I show my students this clip from "Far and Away" when discussing Westward Expansion. They love it and it provides some great discussion!

What Years The Provinces and Territories of Canada Joined Canada - an easy activity.

Hands-On Canadian History: When the Provinces and Territories Joined Canada

In 1867, the Canadian government introduced the Indian act, it stated that the native peoples would have to live on reserves, and that the native children would have to go to residential schools, they also had to leave their culture and be more European. The natives were hopeless because of the  loss of food source, they agreed so they would have a small amount of land and a chance to be farmers instead of death. Now the agreement has affected many aboriginal lives due to residential…

Part 2 of 3 Central Okanagan School District presents Angela White and the Indian Residential School Survivors' Society as a guest speaker on Canada's Reside.

After 6 yrs, $60 million, 6000 testimonies from Residential school survivors, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission releases its report today... How should the Canadian public participate in reconciliation?

Truth and Reconciliation: Not an aboriginal problem, a Canadian one

Female students and a nun pose in a classroom at Cross Lake Indian Residential School in Cross Lake, Manitoba in a February 1940 archive photo.

own your own home

o Canada. Own Your Own Home in Canada vintage Canadian Pacific Poster to encourage immigration

http://canadianimmigrationposters.blogspot.ca/

I love travelling by train! Very very sad this mode is getting more rare, rather increasing in ease!

Broadside calling for a meeting of Tacoma citizens on the "Chinese question," probably concerning the U.S. Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, due to expire in 1892. (July 23, 1892 written in pencil)

The Chinese Exclusion Act was a United States federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur that prohibited all Chinese laborers from immigrating into the US. This had a negative impact on society because it restricted free immigration in the US.

Indian Residential School  This is an excellent site and every Canadian should know our history and view this site.

HEALING THE LEGACY OF THE RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS Between 1831 and residential schools operated in Canada through arrangements between the Government of Canada and the church. One common objective defined this period — the assimilation of Aboriginal children.

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