Grade Level:
Credits: 4
  • 2018 Graduation Program
  • Adult Graduation Program

Social Studies 10 is recommended.

Course Outline:

BC First Peoples 12

BC First Peoples 12 looks at how the identities, worldviews, and language of BC First Peoples are renewed, sustained, and transformed through their connection to the land.

Students will investigate how the impact of contact and colonialism continues to affect the political, social, and economic lives of BC First Peoples.

Students will study how cultural expressions convey the richness, diversity, and resiliency of BC First Peoples.

Students will gain an understanding of how, through self-governance, leadership, and self-determination, BC First Peoples challenge and resist Canada’s ongoing colonialism.