Collective Rights
Vocab
Francophone & Anglophone
Indian Act & Numbered Treaties
Outside Circle
100

List a group in Canada that has collective rights

Answers may vary

100

What is the definition of collective rights?

Rights guaranteed to specific groups in Canada

100

Francophone means that individuals speak ______.

French

100

What was the original reason why the Indian Act was created?

The Canadian government believed that Indigenous people needed to change their identity. 

100

What is the importance of images in a graphic novel?

To convey the message, moral or symbols through pictures instead of words 

200

List another group in Canada with collective rights 

Must be different than previous answers. 

200

What is the definition of collective identity?

The shared identity of a group of people, especially because of a common language and culture.

200

Anglophone means that individuals speak ________

English

200

The Indian Act did not allow Indigenous people to...

- wear traditional clothing

- travel outside of Canada

- take political action

200

Why is it important for us to learn about Indigenous success stories? 

Answers may vary

- to educate ourselves so that we do not discriminate or become ignorant towards their identity and culture 

300

List another group in Canada with collective rights. 

Answer must be different than the previous. 

300

What is the definition of a minority language group?

A group in which members speak an official Canadian language (French or English), but do not make up the majority population of a province

300

Canada's two official language groups can...

Speak both English and French in the House of Commons

300

What were three of the things that the Numbered Treaties provided to Indigenous people?

- farming assistance

- education

- hunting & fishing rights 

- health care

- reserves

- annuities 

300

What is the symbolism of the mask at the end of the story?

Pete learns to let go of the anger that consumes his life. The 'new' mask represents the positive emotions he experiences throughout his journey of rehabilitation. 

400

Why do only certain groups in Canada have collective rights?

These groups are minorities and need protection of their rights.

400

What is the definition of assimilate? 

To become apart of a different cultural group

400

True or False: Individuals who have French as a first language in Alberta are considered to be the majority. 

False - they are the minority language group in Alberta

400

True or False: The Numbered Treaties were developed to help avoid war. 

True 

400
Why is it so difficult to break the cycles of abuse, addiction and broken families? 

When you are raised in a household that experiences these things, it is often all you know. It is difficult to break the cycles because if no one teaches you differently, you have a higher chance of repeating the cycles again. 

500

What is the impact of residential schools on Indigenous people?

Their entire identity was stripped away from them, thus causing physical, emotional and mental trauma. 

500

What is the definition of annuity? 

A yearly payment given to members of Indigenous communities

500

True or False: Since Quebec's first official language is French, they are only able to have French schools there.

False - they are able to have both English and French speaking schools there. 

500

True or False: Nowadays, the Numbered Treaties cannot be changed without the input of Indigenous people

True 

500

List four things that some Indigenous communities battle.

- poverty

- addiction

- underemployment

- undereducated  

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