Journey to Healing Ch. 23: Addressing
Aboriginal Family Violence: Innovation,
Resilience, and Empowerment
Family violence rarely existed in Aboriginal societies pre-contact due to
strong, cohesive cultures in which individuals, families, and the community
JOURNEY TO HEALING CH.7 :
THE ROLE OF ELDERS IN THE
Traditionally, Elders help their communities in a variety of ways. Their role is
evolving, since non-AB communities are approaching them for guidance.
WHAT IS MEANS TO BE AN ELDE
Journey to Healing
Chapter 3: Residential Schools for Aboriginal Children in Canada
Before contact with the European people, children in Aboriginal communities were
educated about roles/responsibilities in their traditional lang
Aboriginal Peoples in Canada
Chapter 8: The Metis: The Original Canadians.
Previously we labeled Aboriginals as: Indians, Eskimos and Half-Breeds. Now
Re-labeled to First Nations, Inuit and Metis.
The constitutional use of the term Meti
JOURNEY TO HEALING CH.25
THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Overrepresentation in Canadian prisons partly due to the strong perception in
Canadian society that AB people are more prone to alcohol use, violence and
criminality than other group
ABORIGINAL PEOPLES IN CANADA CH.10:
self-determination and self government: the
rights of peoples.
*NOTE: AP refers to Aboriginal People and AB refers to Aboriginal.
Struggle between maximizing economic and social activities, and maintainin
Aboriginal Peoples in Canada Chapter 9
The Inuit: Recognition in the 21st Century
Inuit people live all across Northern Canada
They represent different cultures, languages and people and first contact with the outside world
came at different times and in
Chapter 4 Aboriginal Peoples in
Canada: Social Profile of Aboriginal
Age + Dependency.
A very young population: 1/3 AB population is <15 years old, is <25 years
More than 70% of the AB population is under 40 years old, evenly divided
Aboriginal Peoples In Canada
Chapter 2: Aboriginal Identity and Belonging.
Labelling and Identity.
-Every society uses a variety of labels to identify people located within
different sociopolitical economic and demographic situations labelling allows