Settler colonial histories

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Settler colonial histories

Lesson description

After going through a timeline that covers the arrival of newcomers in the past three centuries, students journal their reflections on how colonialism shapes the past, present, and future. In the second video, students learn about concepts such as moving into a place, arrivants, guests, and write a 3-5 sentence positionality biography.

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Course modality

Online asynchronous

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References

Ostroff, J. (2017). How a smallpox epidemic forged modern British Columbia. Maclean's.

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Institutional affiliation

Western Washington University

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Item sets

Settler colonialism, part I: Timeline Settler colonialism, part II: Concepts