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  • Indigenous People Assimilation

    There were many acts made for Indigenous people in the long list of ways European’s tried to assimilate Indigenous people. The Constitution Act, 1867 was assigned to Parlament Legislative jurisdiction over “Indians and lands reserved for Indians”. Just like other acts this also promoted assimilation. Other commonly know acts were the Gradual Civilizations Act of 1857 and the Gradual Enfranchisement of 1869 which also aimed towards taking away differences between settlers and Aboriginals through assimilation. At first, enfranchisement was meant to be done through volunteering, however, with only one person volunteering to do so, the government started to unilaterally enfranchise First Nations people. In 1867, with the creation of the Indian Act the Gradual Civilizations Act of 1857 and the Gradual Enfranchisement of 1869 were added to it. The Indian Act was a combination of various laws, that created a set of regulations that controlled First Nations.…

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  • Indigenous People Dbq

    originally did not sign the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, (UNDRIP) in 2007; it has since signed but has not fully committed to the Document. This begs the question, is the United States in compliance with this Declaration? The United States was the last country to endorse the UNDRIP in 2010, three years after its ratification. The UNDRRIP was established to help aboriginal populations save their culture and identities, as well as gain an amount of independence.…

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  • Colonisation Of Indigenous People

    The deposition of indigenous peoples across the globe through colonisation has informed interactions between indigenous and non-indigenous for centuries. Colonisation occurred for varying reasons from nation to nation and person to person however the outcome for the Indigenous people were similar in many ways. This essay will attempt to explain some of the reasons for colonisation occurring and the effect this had on the Indigenous people. Research shows that colonisation impacted both…

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  • Indigenous People In America

    opened my envelope, I found out that my Idea on what I knew about Indigenous people then and now are so different. In my envelope, I wrote that as an Immigrant who is knew to Canada, all I knew about Indigenous people was the Residential school and the Idea that they were the real owners of Canada. But after taking this course, I have come to realize a lot about the Indigenous peoples and not just the Residential school. In my envelope, I explained that the indigenous people are being…

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  • Indigenous People: Diabetes

    Indigenous People – Diabetes The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are commonly known as Indigenous People of Australia who were descended from groups that lived in Australia and nearby islands before the European settlement. It is estimated that 669,900 indigenous people spread across Australia representing 3% of the total Australian population as per the information from the 2011 Census. (The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)-2013). The majority of (79%) of Indigenous…

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  • The Importance Of Indigenous People

    do in order to “heal” yourself? The typical Canadian would suggest going to the doctor and being prescribed anti-depressants. Canadians believe clinical medicine can heal almost anyone or anything with the proper resources and knowledge. What if we are wrong? What if participation in traditional ceremonies and healing practices are what can heal anyone or anything? There are many indications that Indigenous ways of healing are efficient and beneficial. This leads to the history of how the…

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  • International Norm: Rights Of Indigenous People

    International Norm: Rights of Indigenous People 1. Introduction More than 370 million people in over 90 countries (representing 5,000 different cultures) identify as indigenous people. They comprise 5% of the global population, and 15% of the world’s poor. Still, some countries deny the existence of indigenous peoples within their territory or argue that “all their citizens are indigenous“ (Dahl 5). Some groups of indigenous people are so small that their languages and cultures are…

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  • The Importance Of Respect For The Socialization Of Indigenous People

    determined to be an alley with the Indigenous people I share the land and resources with, I respectfully acknowledge Indigenous sovereign rights to this land known as Canada. With this being said, I am a Caucasian women of Ukrainian descent. I would like to insist the reader understand my perspective is one of privilege dictated by the color of my skin. However, my ethical code is in align with the Social Work Code of Ethics. The values being, “1) Respect for the Inherent Dignity and Worth of…

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  • Indigenous People In South America

    Do you remember what happened to indigenous people when Europeans arrived in South America in the XIV century with the desire to explore this land? They spoil the indigenous population not only with slave work and forest exploration, but spreading infections diseases among these people who had never contacted many kinds of pathogens. Hill and Hurtado (1996) has found that “first face-to-face contacts result in the death of between one third and half of the native population within the first five…

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  • Overrepresentation Of Indigenous People Essay

    The overrepresentation of indigenous people is a substantial issue in our country that requires attention in order to maintain a positive relationship with the Aboriginals and remove any negative stigmatization against the indigenous culture (Welsh & Ogloff, 2008, pp. 492-494). This remains an issue in our society because there are increasing numbers of indigenous people in prison throughout the provinces due to systemic racism within the legal system, crimes committed due to socioeconomic…

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