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Part One: First Nations Introduction

1. What is meant by the term “First Nation”?



2. Name at least three First Nations in Canada which you learned about in this unit:



3. Which First Nation did you research?



4. Describe what you learned about the following areas of traditional life for the First Nation you researched:

A. Housing and families:





B. Lifestyle and food:






C. Clothing, tools and weapons:






D. Relationship with the land and people:





Part Two: Yukon First Nations

1. How many First Nations are there in the Yukon?






2. Name at least three First Nations in the Yukon:






3. How many dialects are spoken in the Yukon?






4. Name at least three dialects spoken in the Yukon:






5. How many language families are there in the Yukon?






6. Name the language families:







7. Which Yukon First Nation did you research?





8. For the Yukon First Nation you researched, provide as much information as you can in the following areas:

A. Traditional territory:





B. Traditional lifestyle:





C. Language:






D. Housing and families:






E. Other:









Part Three: The Importance of Oral History

1. Describe how the history of the Southern Tutchone has been passed down from generation to generation:







2. What are some of the purposes served by oral history?







3. Describe the story of the Hawk Brothers in your own words:







4. What kind of information can people learn from oral history?







5. Describe the story of the Rock People in your own words:







6. Describe one other story you have learned in this unit in your own words:









7. Choose one of the stories described above. What do you think people might learn from that story?








8. What is the role of oral learning in your family and daily life?










9. What is the role of oral learning in your culture?