BC First Nations Studies 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
BC First Nations Studies 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
Course Format: 
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Course Description

(Graduation Exam may be required for Students in 2004 Graduation Program—exam worth 20% of final grade)


Designed to enhance students’ appreciation of the diversity of First Nations perspectives in the province, B.C. First Nations Studies 12 explores First Nations individuals and cultures in contemporary and historical contexts.Tthe course has four instructional modules, for use in conjunction with the Ministry of Education’s B.C. First Nations Studies textbook. The course is aligned with the learning outcomes included in the 2006 BC First Nations Studies Integrated Resource Package, and also addresses the most recent provincial exam specifications.

No. Exams: 
Supervised Exams: 

The textbook and resources for this course are:

B.C. First Nations Studies (7540005381) $40.00

B.C. First Nations Studies Source File (7540005377) 10.00

Perspectives CD (7540005378) 30.00

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Course Modules: 

Module 1: Perspective and Place

Section 1: World View

Section 2: Language and the Land

Section 3: Trade and Technology


Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.


Module 2: Contact, Resistance, and Leadership

Section 1:The Fur Trade Era (1770–1849)

Section 2: The Colonial Era (1849–1871)

Section 3: Canada Period (1871–1911)

Section 4: Modern Canada


Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.


Module 3: Creativity and Culture

Section 1: Cultural Expression—Past and Present

Section 2: Creation/Transformer Stories

Section 3: Aboriginal Fiction, Poetry, and Drama

Section 4: Contemporary Media and Visual Arts


Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.


Module 4: Contemporary Issues

Section 1: Aboriginal Identity and Community

Section 2: Self-determination and the Treaty Process

Section 3: Rebuilding Healthy Communities

Section 4: Contemporary Economic Development

Section 5: Aboriginal Language Renewal


Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.

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