Rights and Indigenous Peoples in Canada (Tour)
Photo: CMHR, Aaron Cohen
Grades 9 – 12
This tour will provide students with tools to take individual actions towards reconciliation, inspired by the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
Learn about the connection between today’s societal issues and historic violations of Indigenous rights. They will understand the power of breaking down stereotypes and using respectful language.
Experience a 360-degree film in a circular “basket” theatre, a four-storey clay artwork, stories of survival and many other exhibits in our core galleries.
Participate in activities that challenge our thinking of world views and reflect upon Indigenous peoples’ resilience when rights are violated.
Discuss Indigenous perspectives on rights, violations of Indigenous rights and laws in place to protect rights in Canada, and how we can take action towards truth and reconciliation.