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8th Fire – It's Time (Episode 2) Critical Thinking Challenges 1. Think about historical events that have impacted your family or people of your ethnic group. Why is it important to learn about historical contexts? Knowing, and preserving your family history directly impacts you, your family, and even future generations. 2. What is colonization, and how has colonization impacted Canada? Colonization is the act of setting up a colony away from one's place of origin. When The Europeans colonized, they brought many diseases with them that decimated Native American populations. Viewing Questions 1. In this episode, we meet Howie Miller and his family. What experience did Miller have while growing up? How has this impacted his identity as an Aboriginal man? What does he do today? Why is this significant? He was adopted into a white family and does not know where he is from. Now his son is asking the same question. He is a comedian actor. His son wants to move to Vancouver to be an actor.

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