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Nov 22, 2017 ... Learn how the Canadian constitution recognizes three distinct groups of
Indigenous peoples with unique histories, languages, cultural practices, and
Oct 29, 2015 ... Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) works with Aboriginal partners to
help celebrate, raise awareness of, and preserve Aboriginal arts, culture and
heritage. As well, INAC supports Aboriginal people (First Nations, Inuit and Métis)
and Northerners in their efforts to: improve social well-being and ...
Jul 26, 2017 ... Learn more about funding programs designed to celebrate and strengthen the
cultural distinctiveness of Indigenous peoples as an integral part of Canadian
To bring about this fundamental change, Canadians need to understand that
Aboriginal peoples are nations. That is, they are political and cultural groups with
values and lifeways distinct from those of other Canadians. They lived as nations
- highly centralized, loosely federated, or small and clan-based - for thousands of
have been directly affected by the Residential School Syndrome. Residential
schools had a specific goal which was . . . institution- alized assimilation by
stripping Aboriginal people of their lan- guage, culture and connection with family
. the results for many, have included a lifestyle of uncertain identity and the
Jun 21, 2017 ... “Every year, we join together on this day to recognize the fundamental
contributions that First Nations, Inuit, and the Métis Nation have made to the
identity and culture of all Canadians. The history, art, traditions, and cultures of
Indigenous Peoples have shaped our past, and continue to shape who we are ...
Throughout the course of my education in the Social Work field, I have come to
learn about the importance of cultural competency as it pertains to the helping
profession and working with Aboriginal peoples. There are many disheartening
issues that First Nations communities face in our country today. I have gained
Apr 5, 2017 ... Projects focus on relationship building, presentation of Métis stories at national
heritage places, research for interpretation activities, training in cultural
awareness, and recording of Parks Canada's reconciliation efforts. Twenty-three
Indigenous places, people, and events received a national historic ...
Jan 7, 2015 ... Aboriginal peoples – include persons of Indian, Inuit or Métis descent regardless
of where they reside and whether or not their names appear on an official register
. The term “Aboriginal” fails to reflect the distinctions among First Nations, Inuit
and Métis peoples, who have their own histories, cultures and ...
May 31, 2015 ... Aboriginal governments; ignore Aboriginal rights; terminate the Treaties; and,
through a process of assimilation, cause Aboriginal peoples to cease to exist as
dis- tinct legal, social, cultural, religious, and racial entities in Canada. The
establishment and operation of residential schools were a central ...
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