TOPICS FOR TODAY
- INTRODUCTION OF LITERACY
- EARLY PUBLICATIONS
- CANADIAN MEDIA AND NATIVE PEOPLE
- SURVEY OF NATIVE MEDIA CANADA
Assignments – Survey & Reflection due today; Seeing Red presentations due next week
- The Power of Print The Power of Print PowerPoint
- Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press
- TED John McWhorter: A Surprising New Language–Texting
- Review of Early Indian Newspapers in US and Canada
The Cherokee Phoenix was likely the first “Indian” publication in North America. It was published starting in 1828
Current issue/website: http://www.cherokeephoenix.org
The Indian, published in Hagarsville, Ontario by the The Indian Publishing Co. This issue is from 1885, with Managing Editor/Head Chief Kah-ke-wa-quo-na-by (Dr. P. E. Jones)
Bridging Two Peoples: Chief Peter E. Jones, 1843-1909 by Allan Sherwin.
The Native Voice started publishing 1946, under the editorship of veteran Jack Beynon, for the Union of BC Indian Chiefs
The Indian Outlook was publishing from 1960-1963 by a partnership of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indians and the Regina Committee on Minorities.
The New Breed started publishing in 1969 under the editorship of Professor Howard Adams, a Metis from northern Saskatchewan who had been educated at the University of California during the 1960s and returned to Saskatchewan to teach at the U of S.
2. Survey of Indigenous media in Canada
3. Discuss assignment: Aboriginal media organization research and presentation- 10 marks (Due Week 5 – Monday, February 8
- Each student will select a different Aboriginal media organization, complete background research on the organization and then conduct an interview with a representative of that organization.
- Each student will deliver a 10-minute PowerPoint or Prezi presentation on their organization, including background on the organization (history), introduction of the person you interviewed, description of the product or service the organization produces, its audience and impact.
4. Preview and assign chapters from Seeing Red: A History of Natives in Canadian Newspapers
“Seeing Red by Carmen Robertson and Mark Anderson – Each student to select one chapter and prepare a PowerPoint presentation for the class (max 10 slides, images on every slide, max. 20 words per slide)
Review PowerPoint of Seeing Red: A History of Natives in Canadian Newspapers in Canadian Journal of Communication, Vol. 38 (1) NOTE: max. 20 slides, images on every slide, max. 20 words per slide