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The Uncomfortable Truth: A Brief History of the Relationship Between Indigenous Peoples and the Government of Canada (K100)

Description

Type: Online
Duration: 02:00 hours
Status: Active

Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples involves looking back at our history from an Indigenous perspective. This online self-paced course provides an overview of the historical relationship between Indigenous Peoples and the Government of Canada, from first contact to the present-day focus on rebuilding this foundational relationship. Participants will benefit from a broader understanding of the impacts of government decisions on Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous communities.

Topics include:

  • identifying the key legislation within the Canadian political framework
  • assessing the impacts of Indian Residential Schools, the Sixties Scoop and the child welfare system
  • understanding the sacred connection to land in treaties and agreements
  • recognizing the rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • building a new relationship

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More about this course
  • Topics: Government priorities; Respectful and inclusive workplace; Service excellence; Values and ethics
  • Community: Employees
  • Business line: Indigenous Learning
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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List of available offerings for course K100
DateTitleTypeLocationLanguage
Self-pacedThe Uncomfortable Truth: A Brief History of the Relationship Between Indigenous Peoples and the Government of Canada (K100)OnlineOnlineEnglish

Features

Mobile App: Reconciliation: A Starting Point

Download the "Reconciliation: A Starting Point" app to access a wealth of information on Indigenous Peoples in Canada, key historical events, and reconciliation.

Indigenous Learning Series

Discover Canada's shared history with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.

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