HHSS reflects on Canada’s Indigenous history – Haliburton Echo

HHSS reflects on Canada’s Indigenous history – Haliburton Echo

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 202264 Views

5 October 2022

The impacts of the colonization of Canada on Indigenous culture was brought to light for students at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School with a lesson in perspective.

With Truth and Reconciliation Week held from Monday, Sept. 26 to Friday, Sept. 30 for Canadian schools, the HHSS students were given unique insight to the plight of Indigenous peoples from the NBE3C course, which is a Grade 11 English course that participated in the “blanket exercise.”

HHSS English and French teacher Christine Carr explained the blanket exercise is a way to teach students about the history and impacts of colonialism on Indigenous people in Canada.

Read More: https://haliburtonecho.ca/hhss-reflects-on-canadas-indigenous-history/

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