Potlatch Perspectives

First Nations EducationSKU: 1894114086

Author:
Clark, Karin
Grade Levels:
Ten, Eleven, Twelve
Nation:
Pacific NW
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
63
Publisher:
First Nations Education

Price:
Sale price$30.00

Description

Potlatch Perspectives is a teacher resource developed by First Nations Education Division of the Greater Victoria School Division, British Columbia for the high school level about the importance of the Northwest Coast Potlatch and the efforts of the Canadian government to end it. The material is presented in the form of a debate with original source documents that argue for the continuation and the end of the Potlatch. First hand accounts from newspapers, speeches, articles and books are quoted at length. The students are encouraged to hold a debate about the Potlatch.

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