Post-Colonialism lens “Joseph Boyden in his novel Three Day Road, uses the characters' life stor...

Post-Colonialism in Three Day Road

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Post-Colonialism lens “Joseph Boyden in his novel Three Day Road, uses the characters' life stories to demonstrate how the Europeans oppressed the First Nations in an attempt to diminish their culture through greed, discrimination and residential schooling. - By Josh by Mind Map: Post-Colonialism lens  “Joseph Boyden in his novel Three Day Road, uses the characters' life stories to demonstrate how the Europeans oppressed the First Nations in an attempt to diminish their culture through greed, discrimination and residential schooling. - By Josh

1. Xavier

1.1. Wasn't Respected

1.1.1. Ex. Troop leaders ordered him to patrol the front lines (where they were expected to die)

1.1.1.1. Ex. Was called a "useless bush Indian"

1.1.2. was discriminated for his Cree Indian culture.

1.1.2.1. Ex. When he spent time at residential school the nuns said "Cree are backwards people"

1.2. Fought for postcololism

1.3. Language barrier

1.3.1. Wasn't promoted

1.3.1.1. Jealousy

1.3.1.1.1. Addiction

2. Elijah

2.1. Fought for postclonialism

2.1.1. Ex. Fought alongside the people who took their land

2.2. Under valued

2.2.1. addiction

2.2.1.1. Ex. Morphine

2.2.2. became a sniper

2.2.2.1. )ersonality started to become un reconizable

2.2.2.1.1. Ex. Started to enjoy killing

2.2.2.2. Develops to be one of the best shots in the Canadian Military

2.3. Discrimination

2.3.1. Ex. Sent to back of train

2.3.2. Ex. Not allowed to wear Tribal items

3. Niska

3.1. Cree Indian

3.1.1. Father killed

3.1.1.1. Kidnapped sent to school

3.1.1.1.1. Residential school

3.1.1.2. Was daughter of tribule leader

3.2. Mentor to Xavier

3.2.1. Ex. Was his Aunt

3.2.2. Cared for him

3.2.2.1. Ex. Last of his family line

4. World War 1

4.1. Imperlizim

4.1.1. Leaders

4.1.1.1. Colonies

4.1.1.1.1. Ex. European power tries to acquire colonies to gain power

4.2. Elijah and Xavier

4.2.1. troop members of the Canadian army

4.2.1.1. Became snipers from their experience of hunting

5. Aboriginal way of life

5.1. Providing for their group

5.1.1. Ex. Hunting

5.1.1.1. Ex. Skinning fur

5.2. Traditions

5.2.1. Nature

5.2.1.1. Ex. Mosse factory pollution dumping into river

5.2.1.2. Ex. Devastating forest fire

5.2.2. Culture

5.2.2.1. Ex. long hair

5.2.2.2. Ex. Moccasins

6. European Settlers

6.1. Hudson Bay trading company

6.1.1. Over hunting for fur

6.1.1.1. Ex. Their greed led to extinction of bison

6.1.1.2. Less animals to feed the Aboriginal

6.1.1.2.1. Ex. Forced Aborginal onto residence as there wasn't enough food to live in wild

6.2. Disturbing the way they live

6.2.1. Brought deissase form Europe

6.2.2. Looking for place to settle

6.2.2.1. Ex. taking land as it was "empty"