FNS 12: Language Week with maps

Goals Read and pronounce words in Yukon Athapaskan languages, Tlingit, and Inuktitut. Deepen your understanding of traditional territories by examining indigenous place names. Learn the Southern Tutchone and Tlingit words for some useful plants in the southern Yukon. Appreciate the work currently being done to revitalize Yukon indigenous languages. Use a simple geographical information system. Homework JournalContinue reading “FNS 12: Language Week with maps”

Yukon FN activism and the Umbrella Final Agreement (8 periods)

In the 1970s, Yukon First Nations leaders examined their peoples’ situation and decided to try to make things better. Through negotiations with the Canadian government and social development programs, they made many of the decisions and achieved many of the successes that have led to improved conditions for their descendents. Vocabulary words for this unit Orientation: midcenturyContinue reading “Yukon FN activism and the Umbrella Final Agreement (8 periods)”

Yukon First Nations people and the Klondike Gold Rush (7 periods)

*** Note to Spring 2015 students: we will not be doing all of the activities in this unit.  Check the course calendar to fin dout which assignments you must complete. In this unit, you will study the effect of the Klondike Gold Rush on Yukon First Nations cultures. The main resource we will be using isContinue reading “Yukon First Nations people and the Klondike Gold Rush (7 periods)”

Yukon First Nations Studies 12 (Fall 2014)

Essential Questions What was human civilization like in North America prior to the arrival of Europeans? How did traditional Yukon First Nations cultures regulate human relationships with each other and with the environment? How did colonization affect indigenous people? How are stereotypes and racist ideas formed, and why are they important? What have Yukon First Nations people done toContinue reading “Yukon First Nations Studies 12 (Fall 2014)”