4. The Historical Legacy & Contemporary Issues

Unit 4 looks at the historical legacy of colonialism in BC, as well as contemporary issues facing First Nations peoples in BC. Additionally, we look at Métis history and contemporary issues.

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Many First Nations groups in BC (and the rest of Canada) have a conflicted relationship with Canada. This often finds expression during Canada Day celebrations. Check out this buzzfeed article below and consider your own relationship with Canada:

Dear Canada, It’s Not Me, It’s You