Cultural Safety Module 1: Peoples Experiences of Colonization


1. Private Reflection - Your Family's Connection to Colonization

Are you aware of your own family history? If you're not, what are some possible reasons for this? If you are, reflect on the following questions.

  1. How long has your family been in what is now known as Canada?
  2. Where were your ancestors born?
  3. Do you have Aboriginal ancestry?
  4. If your family immigrated to Canada:,
    1. where did your family settle, and
    2. in what occupation did your family engage?
  5. Are you aware of whose traditional territory you currently live in?

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