Treaty-Education in Canadian Schools
The Importance of Treaty-Education in Canadian Schools Today. (This is the topic: provide your own title reflecting the main argument of your essay) Position: Signing the Numbered Treaties took place in Canada in the mid to late 1800s. Promises were made regarding education. In order to understand the consequences of promises made and the promise broken, treaty-education must take place in all Canadian schools. This understanding is crucial before we can move forward with the reconciliation process. Use your research sources to support this position. This is where the authors you chose talk to each other in supporting the above position. Mandatory Article (You need 4 more academic sources see Further Information below) Tupper, Jennifer. “The Possibilities for Reconciliation Through Difficult Dialogues: Treaty Education as Peacebuilding, Curriculum Inquiry, 44, no.4 (2014). ( i have attached link to the article) The Tupper article is attached Essay Format Introduction: a)Provide a brief overview of the issue (General) b) Include a thesis statement to clarify your position (Specifics) The Body This is where you provide the information from the authors of the mandatory article and the 4 sources you chose. Your opinion does not belong here – see Conclusion Use the following as a guide to provide a framework for your essay 1.What? What promises were made about education during treaty making? 2. What is treaty-education? What is the current state of treaty-education in Canada? 3. Where? Where is treaty-education taking place – where is it not taking place? Why is this significant? 4. When? When did treaty-education in schools begin? What is the consequence of this time frame? 5. Why? Why is treaty-education important as a tool in working towards reconciliation? Conclusion: Repeat your thesis statement Briefly describe the main arguments Add your opinion here. Have your ideas changed or not since you began this essay? Why or why not? What do you suggest for future research?