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Explore the efforts of leaders and activists advocating for indigenous rights and culture, including young people using their history and culture to build bridges toward others and the future.
Investigate factors that influenced Germans in the 1930s to conform, if not consent, to the Nazi vision for society, and learn about the consequences for those excluded from that vision.
Learn about the early development of apartheid as the white South African government formed a legal system of racial hierarchy and non-white South Africans resisted these laws.
Examine the debate that led to a declaration describing the Canadian government's colonial policies toward Indigenous Peoples as “cultural genocide.”
Examine the nature of judgment, forgiveness, and justice, and learn about the challenges of deciding an adequate response to the crimes of the Holocaust.
Review some of the profound legacies of the Holocaust and World War II and consider how these histories continue to influence our lives today.
Examine how indigenous identities in Canada have been shaped by the ways European settlers responded to real and imagined differences between themselves and the Indigenous Peoples.
Consider the dilemmas faced by world leaders as Nazi Germany began taking aggressive action against neighboring countries and individuals in the late 1930s.
Confront the history of the Holocaust, and reflect on the human behavior revealed in the choices of perpetrators, bystanders, resisters, and rescuers.
Learn the history behind the legislation and policies created by the Canadian government in the nineteenth century to dispossess and assimilate the Indigenous Peoples.
Read firsthand accounts from survivors of their often profoundly painful and damaging experiences at residential schools.