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Aboriginal Identity

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCI 100
Professor
Debra Pentecost
Semester
Winter

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February 4, 2013 Aboriginal Identity: The need for historical and contextual perspectives Identity vs. Identifying - In Canada, Aboriginals were identified through the Indian Act. - Many people suffering social problems with their identity in Canada - Does shame regarding cultural heritage lead to consequences down the road (i.e. Addiction)? Residential Schools - Children were taken from their home to these schools - Many laws against their culture o i.e. Children were not permitted to speak in their first language o Resulted in stratification between who they were born as and who they were turned into o "Attempt to put yourself in the following story. You are living in a land which is the first and only foundation of your philosophy, spiritual beliefs, historical patterns, cultural distinction, and ancestral connections. At the same time, you
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