The Canadian Encyclopedia states “The experience was traumatic for many Aboriginal children, who were removed from their families and subjected to harsh discipline, the devaluation of their culture and religion, and even physical and sexual abuse” which shows how the culture of aboriginal has weakened, making many Aboriginals to question their self identity as they don’t understand where they came from and the roots their families were molded from. Many First Nation children felt distressed due to the isolation and loneliness when at these school. One example being, Chanie Wenjack, a student who ran away from a residential school as he missed his family and he later died due to starvation and the cold. This was the first death the government impacted on. The Canadian Encyclopedia reports that “students were isolated and their culture disparaged, removed from their homes and parents separated from their siblings” which is important to Canadian history as it leads to the greater percentage of depression in Aboriginal communities today.
As a matter of fact, most people come in Canada to escape from suppression, and they wish they have better life and freedom in Canada. They did not come to Canada just to make money. Therefore, people should acknowledge them as members of Canadian without a suspicious look at them. Secondly, rights, responsibilities and pride should be prioritized rather than racial backgrounds. According to the Ishaq (2015), even though there is still being existence prejudice against other races, but Ishaq participates in social business in accordance with her beliefs without any boundary, and enjoys normal life in each position such as mother and social members.
Canada is an extremely large country. It is very assorted is there people, way of life to live in Canada actually dissimilar from others countries. There are financial worth of self esteem, a putting regard in similarity and admiration giving to all singular person in society. Women, men, children, and seniors are all fairly respected in Canada. The Canadians are different from other, but they always ready to portion our principles that make Canada a companionable, peace loving and protect society in which to live.
This event has impacted countless lives along with profoundly damaging Indigenous culture, heritage, and language. Residential schools have also contributed to the symbolization of Canada’s treatment of Aboriginal people representing how Canada will achieve greater equality of Indigenous peoples. With the horrors and impacts of residential schools, it has become a major contribution to Canadian heritage and history, forever affecting Canada. Significance at the time that it was happening Residential schools were very significant at the time they occurred with widespread tragedies as a result of these still taking place today. Kids were stripped of their parents and parents their kids, they were given incredibly lackluster education, had Christianity forced upon them and weren’t allowed to speak their language.
Abstract Being an aborigine in a white dominated society is a complicated identity. Australia, one of the white governed nations, also owns many aboriginal tribes. They lived harmonious lives in the early period. But European colonization has made a profound effect on the lives of Aboriginals in Australia, which led to the total demolition of their native culture, identity and history. As a result the new generation Aboriginals have lost their Aboriginal heritage and have been accepted neither by Aboriginals nor by whites.
In Australia discrimination is shown to the aboriginal people of the country the most as compared to any other individual in the country. Aboriginal people also known as indigenous people in the country; they are those groups of people who first came to the country centuries ago and they themselves find it difficult to trace their ancestors (International, 2013). They are those most commonly discriminated in the country because of their skin color, race, and they are also discriminated in the terms of the ethnicity as well. Even though Australia is the aboriginal’s native land, yet they are those individuals that are discriminated in the workplace (International, 2013). For instance even when they attend an interview session, the questions
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Australian people Australia is one of the most ethnically diverse societies in the world today. Almost one in four Australian residents were born outside of Australia and many more are first or second generation Australians, the children and grandchildren of recently arrived migrants and refugees. This wide variety of backgrounds, together with the culture of Indigenous Australians who have lived on the Australian continent for more than 50,000 years, have helped create a uniquely Australian identity and spirit. Indigenous peoples and cultures Before the arrival of British colonisers in 1788, Australia was inhabited by the Indigenous peoples - Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, sometimes referred to as the First Australians. Aboriginal people inhabited the whole of Australia and Torres Strait Islanders lived on the islands between Australia and Papua New Guinea, in what is now called the Torres Strait.