Our Forgotten People: Resources for the Study of Aboriginal Peoples for CHA 3U
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The objectives of this resource pack are to provide students with a background in the experience of Aboriginal people and introduce while simultaneously introducing them to historical thinking concepts. Lesson 1 introduces the complicated issue of naming for Aboriginal people through the lens of historical significance. Lesson 2 looks at First Contact and settlement through historical perspective. Lesson 3 focuses on the Cherokee removal by exploring cause and consequence. Lesson 4 explores the residential school experience and the ethical dimension of history. Lesson 5 looks at the Navajo code talkers in World War II with a focus on how to use historical evidence. Lesson 6 explores current issues with a focus on the Western Shoshone and change and continuity in Aboriginal history.