Various versions of Indian act, enacted in 1876Ideology
. Negative image of various groups lead to an undervaluing of the ways of life of some people. First nation people were discriminated since 1885 when Pass system put them in reserves. Discrimination with Aboriginal people since early period caused poverty in their society.
Aboriginal people were kept in reserve for over 60 years. They were discriminated, and they were not having equal rights to live independently. They were told to do various task by Indian agents. Their status in society remained low compare to other groups.
Various versions of Indian act, enacted in 1876, worked on racial level the marriage between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal. Aboriginal people were discriminated by Indian acts in various versions including “pass system”.
, worked on racial level the marriage between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal.