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  • Americanization

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    article “Americanization”, “American globalization not only wrongly stereotypes us, but also causes many nations to hate the "American Way." It may have even caused the terrorist attacks on September 11. Thomas Friedman, in an article published in 1998, warns that Americanization not only creates hatred for the United States, but also allows the people who foster this hatred to do something with it - through technology.” In short, it is obvious that Globalization has turned to Americanization and it

  • Indian School Days

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    Indian School Days Book Review Justin Delorme Introduction The book, “Indian School Days” is an autobiography of the author Basil Johnston, an Ojibwe native from Wasauksing First Nation, in Ontario. This piece by Author, “Basil Johnston”, gives the reader more and more evidence of the structural lifestyle of the Spanish Indian residential school. From the very beginning his writing style links the reader to never put down the book, it is full of action and true events that took place during

  • Residential Schools Were Government Endorsed Schools For Aboriginal Children

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    Residential schools were government endorsed schools for Aboriginal children. When children were sent to the residential schools, they were taken away from their parents and placed into a strange, unsupportive environment where the standing parental figures were often abusive towards them. The Legacy of Hope Foundation (2015) says “First Nations, Inuit, and Métis children were often away from their parents for long periods of time and this prevented the discovering and learning of valuable parenting

  • Intergenerational effects of Residential schools

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    Intergenerational Effects of Residential Schools Who are the people that went to residential schools, where are they, and their families today? Have you ever heard someone talk about residential schools like it was an everyday conversation? Residential schools have become so camouflaged into the back of people’s minds. People tend to forget that these schools took place and that they are real life events that can have an effect on everyone around them. These schools have left such an imprint

  • Examples Of Rhymes For Young Ghouls

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    Rhymes for Young Ghouls, written and directed by Mi’gmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby is a fictional film about Canada's Indian Residential Schools in the 1970s on the Mi’gmaq Red Crow Reserve. The dominance and subordination between the whites and Natives in this film are a clear example of social oppression. Dominance over the Natives caused them to gather in the "art of forgetfulness" that brought death and destruction to families for generations. St. Dymphna's Residential School, the institution

  • The Americanization Of The Americanization Of An Emigrant

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    Americanisation of an Emigrant America is full of opportunity and some don’t realise how great it is. At least that is what my friend, David, believes. David and his family came to America almost a decade ago. As for many who have emigrated to America, David’s parents decided to emigrate for the opportunities and the pursuit of happiness. From the outside, America seems like the place to go if one wants to increase the opportunities for their children. Furthermore, America is a curiosity for many

  • Residential Schools

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    Case Study: Residential Schools Examining the residential school system in Canada between the 1870s and 1996 exposes numerous human rights and civil liberties violations of individuals by the government. This case study involves both de jure discrimination and de facto discrimination experienced by Aboriginals based on their culture. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms specifically protects Aboriginal rights under section 25 and section 15 declares that, “Every individual is equal before

  • The Disintegration That The American Indians

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    The Disintegration That the US Government Policies Had on the American Indian Familie Keywords: Allotment, missionary, government, assimilation, “civilize”, “ americanize”, tribes, education The Disintegration That the US Government Policies Had on the American Indian Families The US government adopted a number of policies towards the American Indians. These policies had some bad impacts on them. Some of the policies were a form of war against their culture, traditions, and way of life. Some

  • The Dangers Of Residential Schools In Canada

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    80 Residential schools were developed and established all across Canada in 1931, and slowly over the years, about 150 000 First Nation students attend the different schools. This happened because many believed that education was one of the biggest factors to assimilation, and so the Canadian Parliament changed the Indian Act requiring all children, ranging the ages of seven to fifteen to go to school . The biggest concerns for the Indigenous at the time was that they had to trek thousands of kilometres

  • How Does Thomas Moore's Photography Affect Indigenous Youth?

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    This photo of Thomas Moore is widely recognized and often comes up when researching residential schools, and other platforms such as social media and even textbooks. Despite the photo’s “popularity”, very little is actually known about Thomas and his life. The photos were taken at the Regina Indian Industrial School, which operated from 1891 until 1910 (Benjoe 2015). One filmmaker in particular made it her mission to learn as much as she could about the “face of Indian residential schools” (BigEagle