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Department
Geography
Course
GGR100H1
Professor
Michelle Majeed
Semester
Fall

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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 findins of Ziergle’s artile? 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: mistreatmen
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