ENGLISH FIRST PEOPLES & SPOKEN LANGUAGE 11
COURSE CODE: MELSL11
English First Peoples and New Media 11 builds upon concepts covered in English First Peoples 10 and will deepen student’s understanding of First Nations Principles of Learning and cultural identity. Through the Aboriginal Lens, students will explore a variety of literary forms and genres. This course will explore personal and cultural identities, histories, oral stories and connections to land and place. Through the exploration of First People’s texts and stories, students will gain an insight into key aspects of Canada’s past, present, and future. Students will leave the course with an understanding that self-representation through authentic First Peoples’ text is a means to foster justice and plays a role within the process of Reconciliation. It is not necessary for a student to have taken English First Peoples 10.