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Be an Anthropologist/Archaeologist

Infer the story of a group of Aboriginal peoples using various media sources.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome - Students will acknowledge oral traditions, narratives and stories as valid sources of knowledge about land and diverse Aboriginal cultures and history (CC, I, TCC)
Specific Outcome - What do the stories of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples tell us about their beliefs regarding the relationship between people and the land? (I, CC, TCC)
Specific Outcome - How are the Aboriginal cultures and ways of life unique in each of the western, northern, central and eastern regions of Canada? (I, CC, TCC)
Specific Outcome - How were the natural environment and geography of each region of Canada determining factors of the diversity among Aboriginal groups (e.g., languages, symbolism)? (LPP, TCC)
Specific Outcome - What was the significance of the potlatch to the identity of the Aboriginal peoples of the Northwest Coast? (I, CC, LPP)
Specific Outcome - In what ways do anthropology and archaeology contribute to our understanding of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples? (CC, LPP, TCC)
Specific Outcome 5.S.2.1 - Students will use photographs and interviews to make meaning of historical information
Specific Outcome 5.S.2.4 - Students will organize information using such tools as a database, spreadsheet or electronic webbing
Specific Outcome 5.S.7.1 - Students will determine themes, patterns and trends from information gathered
Specific Outcome 5.S.7.2 - Students will use graphs, tables, charts and Venn diagrams to interpret information
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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