Timeline of Social and Cultural Injustices in Canada

Timeline created by ikethehawk
  • The Indian Act

    The Indian Act
    The indian act is established and controls many aspects of first nations personslives from there biurth to there death. indian restictins are made and the they loos a lot of there righs. and so becaus of that the govnment makes most of the decitions for the indians.
  • Residential Scchools

    Residential Scchools
    The indian act is a law stating that your children must go to a residenchil school foir there edgucation. they are mostly church run schools that are run down and abusiv to the children. The law required compulsory attendance for those status Indians under the age of 16 until they reached the age of 18 years of age in Indian schools. There were 130 of these schools in cananda and most of these schools ceased to operate by the mid-1970s; the last of the schools closed in Canada in 1996.
  • Aboriginal Potlaches Illegal

    Aboriginal Potlaches Illegal
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  • The Chinese Head Tax

    The Chinese Head Tax
  • Manitoba Government Abolishes Bilingual Instruction

    Manitoba Government Abolishes Bilingual Instruction
  • Wartimes Elections Act excludes Minorities The Vote

    Wartimes Elections Act excludes Minorities The Vote
  • Black men refuse

    Black men refuse
    in a nut shell this law restics the rights of black people to sit in the best seets on local trasportation and takes the rights to go to the same schools as wights and even drink from the same water fountan as wights. the black were in a way nabused by the wights and the blacks did not apreshiat it at all.
  • Chinese Immigration Act

    Chinese Immigration Act
  • Hindus in BC Denied the Right to Vote

    Hindus in BC Denied the Right to Vote
  • Restrics Immigration of Jewish Refugees

    Restrics Immigration of Jewish Refugees
    the law that restricted Jewish immageants from entering Cananda becaus of WWII. all the Jewish immagrats were fleing gremany and all the serounding contrys to flee Hitler and his Nazi killing mation. so all the immagrants were fleeing germany and coming to Canada trying to escap persicution. but Canadian government was not imprest about all the immagerants coming to Canada and so the Canadian government band the ships briing new immagrants to Cananda.
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Japanese Internment Camps
  • Yukon First Nations are Relocated

    Yukon First Nations are Relocated
  • Sayisi Dene are Relocated

    Sayisi Dene are Relocated
  • Adoption Scoop of First Nations/Metis Children

    Adoption Scoop of First Nations/Metis Children
    The adoption scoop or "60s scoop" of first nations and metis children occurs, thousands of children are put up for adotion with the excuse that the pairent do not have the meens or esorses to care for the children and so the children are put up for adoption and thoughs who would not let there children go would be forsed to let them go. the athoritys would come to your home and just take your son"s" or "and" your doter"s" and just leev with them.