Indigenous Life in Canada: Protests pb

Beech Street BooksSKU: 9781773086422

Nicks, Erin
Grade Levels:
Four, Five, Six, Seven
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Beechstreet Books
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Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future is a set of 32-page books published by Beech Street Books. Designed for elementary students from grades 4 to 7 the books offer introductions to the history of Indigenous Peoples in the story of Canada. In Protests by Erin Nicks, the author, the six chapters begin with Chapter one, Indigenous Struggles. In this chapter treaties, mistreatment affecting cultures through the residential schools and the development of reserves is discussed. Topics include clean water and modern movements. Chapter 2 discusses the fight for rights including a timeline of the Oka protest. Chapter 3 is about logging rights and government action and protestors, which includes the Clayoquot Sound protest. Chapter 4 is introduces water protests with a map of the shoreline length of the Great Lakes. Water Walks are a way to raise awareness for Indigenous water issues. Pipeline protests is presented in chapter 5 and the future of Indigenous activism is the last chapter in this book. There is a glossary, further information resources, and index and information about the author.

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