ᐱᐣᑎᑫᐣ (Come In)
Surviving and Fighting Dehumanizing Practices in Ontario Institutions
Passing Through the Darkness of our Past Lives into the Light of our Present Lives
What are some of the ways eugenics ideas and practices continue to sustain themselves?
Imagine yourself in a eugenics class and write a reflection on what it would be like. Would your voice be amplified? Would it be silenced or marginalized?
What are some of the ways eugenics ideas and practices continue to sustain themselves? As an educator, how might you counter colonial eugenics in education?
Why is there a relationship between eugenics and education? And what are some features of that relationship?
Reflecting on how eugenics in education aimed to improve human life, how was human life perceived and defined? Who was included and who was excluded in the statement “it’s for the greater public good”?
Can you imagine ways to improve life for the future that expand co-existing and differing perspectives? The module uses many ways of sharing knowledge and lived experience. Observe, identify, and use these methods to create a story celebrating many perspectives.
How do you find eugenics in the archive or the library? Do keyword searches work? What kinds of sources do you find? What stories do the sources tell? What’s missing from these sources? What stories and whose stories are missing?