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Orange Shirt Day Resources
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This video is a bit blurry, but it is an authentic propaganda video from almost 50 years ago. It would work well as a conversation starter.
Madeline Basile & Andre Carrier videos = residential school experiences in French (Eng. subs available)
A playlist of 5 videos all on the topic of residential schools.
Listen to Indigenous author David A. Robertson speak to why we still need to learn about the residential schools and what healing takes. This is great as Pro-D for all staff, but pulling sections from the video to show students would also be powerful.
Chapter 1 of this document (pg. 13 - 33) contains various graphs on the death rates of Aboriginal children that attended residential schools. You can pull a couple of these to discuss in class. For math classes, these can potentially be incorporated into a mini-lesson working with number lines and bar graphs as part of numeracy skill.s
Article (2019) about how a senior Social Justice class planned a school-wide Orange Shirt Day campaign. Can inspire an assignment asking students how they might plan activities for our school.
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