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iMinds - Smoking the Pipe: Peace or War

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Centre for Addictions Research of BC at UVic - 8 months ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea looks at how ceremonial s…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Centre for Addictions Research of BC at UVic - 8 months ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea looks at how ceremonial smoking pipes and tobacco were used by many First Nations peoples in North America in relation to both building alliances for war and in making peace. Students reflect on peace-making processes and the role of symbolic objects and actions. A teacher's guide and a student handout as well as a History of Treaty-Making in Canada are available.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
Keywords
First Nations
peace making
treaties
tobacco use
substance use
cultural practices
Blackfoot peace treaties
war and peace
history
social justice
URLs
www.iminds.ca
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/carbc/assets/docs/iminds/war-smoking-pipe-outline.pdf
Learning Standards
Curricular competencies • Use inquiry processes and skills to: ask; gather; interpret; and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions. • Asses and compare the significance of people, events, and developments at particular times and places, and examine what it reveals about social justice issues (significance) • Ask questions and corroborate inferences about the content, origins, purposed and context of multiple sources and multiple perspectives (evidence) • Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups and individuals in different times and places (continuity and change) • Determine and assess the long and short term causes and consequences of an event, legislative and judicial decision, development, policy, and movement (cause and consequence) Social Studies 10/11/12 • Explain different perspective on past and present people, places, issues and events (perspective) • Recognize implicit and explicit ethical judgments in a variety of sources (ethical judgment) • Make reasoned ethical judgments about controversial actions in the past and present after considering the historical context and standards of right and wrong at the time (ethical judgment) • Create and implement an action plan to address a particular social justice issue
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 27, 2016

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