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University of Toronto Scarborough
Suzanne Sicchia

GGRB28 – Lecture 9 - Nov 15, 2012 Diaspora: sense of a connection to a homeland, real or imaginary (Canadian diaspora, Scottish diaspora, etc.)  Indian diaspora but have never gone to India, but because of your parents you’re linked to your Indian culture, might not even have relatives there  More fluid concept Transnationalism: people who left their homeland country still have connection to the homeland country in more concrete ways: ability to still vote, have investments in that country, can send money and resources home, annual trip home to visit friends, family, etc.  individual level or between you and the state  more geographical Immigrants self-select -> upper, mobile, young, healthier lack of social networks They are aging -> no longer young people anymore Melting pot in US: different nationalities of different colours; we’re going to feed off one another; we’ll lose some of our culture and make a new culture , which is the American culture  in Canada, we have multiculturalism: create better relationship between English and Canadians  people are understood to hold on to their own culture, but to work in a Canadian system  This culture will sustain itself in Canada Superbugs found in hotel rooms (MRSA and C. difficile) We are also struggling with superbugs, so it’s a global issue Glossary of sexual health terms: health workers tried to describe these illnesses Sample Test Question 1. What were the key findings of Ziergle’s article? Terminology • Indigenous people: how these • Canada: Aboriginal, First Nations, Inuit, Metis • US: Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, the Alaskan natives • Australia: Aborigines • Mexico and Central America: Mayans • South America: Amer-Indians Free colonization and continues to sustain their culture ; this group existed in the area re colonization There are some groups: Saharan dessert considered to be indigenous but are nomadic tribe, because of the uniqueness of their lifestyle in relation to the rest of Africa Global Populations • 300-350 million indigenous people worldwide • 6% of the worlds population • 5000 distinct groups in 72 countries • Canada: 1.17 million • US: 4.5 million Global Issues • Recognition of the existence and rights of these groups • Recognition of past injustices: mistre
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