Developing Understanding through the Arts
Recognizing an Historic Injustice: Canada's First National Internment Operations, 1914-1920

Designed for students in grades 4 to 9, this resource features nine lessons that use visual and dramatic arts to nurture student understanding of Canada’s First National Internment Operations, 1914–1920.

This resource is available for free courtesy of a grant from the Endowment Council of the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund.

Développer la compréhension par le biais de l’art
Reconnaître une injustice historique : les premières opérations nationales d’internement au Canada, 1914-1920

Explorer avec les élèves les expériences des immigrants ukrainiens ou d’autres origines européennes au Canada vers la fin des années 1800 et le début des années 1900, ainsi que les impacts de l’internement sur les individus, les familles et les communautés.

Cette ressource est gratuite grâce à une subvention du Conseil de donation du Fonds canadien de reconnaissance de l'internement durant la Première Guerre mondiale.

Recognizing an Historic Injustice:
Canada's First National Internment Operations, 1914-1920

This free resource contains nine lessons intended for students in grades 9 to 12 exploring the events, causes and consequences of the internment of thousands of individuals in Canada during the First World War era.

This resource is available for free courtesy of a grant from the Endowment Council of the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund.

Reconnaître une injustice historique : les premières opérations nationales d’internement au Canada, 1914-1920

Orienter les élèves dans l’exploration des événements, des causes et des conséquences de l’internement de milliers d’individus au Canada à l’époque de la Première Guerre mondiale.

Cette ressource est gratuite grâce à une subvention du Conseil de donation du Fonds canadien de reconnaissance de l'internement durant la Première Guerre mondiale.

Exploring Identity, Inclusion and Citizenship:
The 1907 Vancouver Riots

This print resource chronicles the lead up to, details and aftermath of riots in Vancouver at the turn of the twentieth century. It explores questions of identity and inclusion from the perspectives of five key groups: Aboriginal, Chinese, European, Japanese and South Asian people.

The six challenges can be taught as a complete unit or as stand-alone lessons that focus on particular themes:

  • cultural and race relations in nineteenth century Canada
  • the identity and historical experiences of five groups in Canada during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
  • the particulars of the 1907 Vancouver riots
  • government treatment of marginalized groups in the early twentieth century
  • Canada's progress towards a more inclusive society in the past 100 years

Exploring Identity, Inclusion and Citizenship (supplementary documents)

This set of 30 print images and documents are supplementary to the publication, Exploring Identity, Inclusion and Citizenship: The 1907 Vancouver Riots. Two sets of these documents are included with the purchase of each publication. Additional sets may be purchased from the online store.