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Unformatted text preview: People of French Canadian Heritage Overview, Inhabited Localities, Topography Macro Aspects of Model Global society Allies Montreal Pastires Macro Aspects of Model Community – not all Francophone communities the same Family Person Health Land mass larger than US 32,270,507 population, 9 million of which speak French 2.2 million of French Canadian descent live in US French Catholics to Canada, French Protestant to US, i.e. Hugenots of Savannah & Charleston Heritage and Residence 17 th & 18 centruires, recreated France in America, i.e. kept language & customs Vied for by England, France, & Spain, Portugal, Holland Metis - mixture of French & native Americans Heritage and Residence Eventually France deeded it’s land to England. England required an oath of allegiance. Many then left Canada to US to avoid giving the oath. Different wave of migration settled different parts of Canada, most dense in Quebec Acadians Heritage and Residence regional differences among the Francophones Continue immigration of families from former French colonies diversity among Francophones Migration and Economics 17 th century, economics, exploit fisheries, obtain land French nobility lost their lands, saw US as a way to recoup Fur trade Educational Status and Occupations Francophones go to university less than rest of Canadians Literacy varies by age, less in elderly Post secondary education in French not available in all of the country, particularly health professions education Educational Status and Occupations Agricultural, fisheries Factories, mining, forestry Communication Dominant Language & Dialects Canada c 2 official languages, English & French Regional variation but can communicate, blend c Indian & English words Teach English as a 2 nd language in elementary schools Dominant Language & Dialects Some provinces require services be available in both languages < health status of Francophones 100 different languages making health teaching a challenge Cultural Communication Pattern High voice crescendos Volume indicates importance, emotion Non-verbals similar to latins Acadians – more reserved Hand gestures common Cultural Communication Pattern Expressive faces Spatial distancing-frequent touch if intimate, distant if not Shake hands Cultural Communication Pattern + eye contact Tradition of storytelling pt stories for health teaching Temporal Relationships...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course NURS 226 taught by Professor Fuller during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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