Essay on Aboriginals in Residential School Systems
November 7, 2012
Aboriginals In Residential Schools
In today’s society, the residential school system is a place where young children are not only taught math and science, but also about equality and discrimination.
However, a lot has changed since the residential school system was first introduced in
Canada. It was once a place where teachers treated students differently depending upon their gender, and what their background was; in particular, Aboriginals were treated very poorly (Marcuse et al., 1993). Sociologists have many views on the topic of Aboriginal treatment in schools, and throughout this essay, the ideas of gender assumptions, socialization …show more content…
Migchels 3 In addition, the socialization agents of these young Aboriginals play a large role in making them the people they will become. Socialization agents are known as individuals, groups, and social institutions that together form people to become productive members of society (McClinchey, 2012). These agents include family, peers, education, and mass media. In particular, the Aboriginal children would see