As we reviewed the diversity of Canada's First Nations people, I wanted to point out that this diversity exists in other parts of the world. Initially, I pointed to China, but then I realized that China is comprised -- about 92% -- of the Han ethnicity. My intention was to illustrate the point that there is not one Chinese type.
Here is some more information:
The issue of diversity will be explored in our travels in History for the rest of the school year.
As with most lessons, I do a recap of where we have been and what we have learned. In terms of Colonialism, and the development of Canada, we looked at a present day event tied to France's colonial past; The Francophone Games: https://www.jeux.francophonie.org/
From the same link, here is a map of the nations who participate:
One last note on History. We will be frequently talking about the importance of perspective when looking at various elements of studying History. I shared a humourous, sharp animated film from the NFB with the class. It is from 1981 and I have used it as a teaching tool. You may view it from the link below the screenshot.