In-Depth #6

My in-depth has been going great so far! I’ve been experimenting with brighter colours, such as blue, yellow and green, which has been super fun. I did a rainbow look recently and it turned out way better than I expected, I was able to blend all the colours together while still managing to make every individual colour visible. This is definitely one of my favourite looks that I’ve completed so.. Read More

Autobiography Check-in: Justin Trudeau

I’m currently reading Common Ground by Justin Trudeau (an autobiography. Here are five passages that have stood out to me so far.   Quote #1: “Too many Canadians emphasize their regional differences and forget the things that unite us. We are one people that speak two official languages and share a host of others. For all our differences of culture, history, and geography, we are bound together by shared values that define the.. Read More

J.A. Macdonald: A Racist, Violent White Supremacist

Mr. Morris Humanities April 18, 2018 John A. Macdonald: A Racist, Violent White Supremacist   It’s truly fascinating how years of prejudice and bigotry can be traced back to a single man. John A. Macdonald’s actions have been romanticized for decades, the glorification of such an unprogressive leader displayed through statues, monuments, and eponyms. While some see Macdonald as the brilliant leader who founded Canadian confederacy, others are fully aware.. Read More

Ind. Investigation: Métis

To what extent did the treatment of Indigenous people/communities (more specifically the Métis) shape early Canadian History?   Outline the focus of your inquiry and provide background knowledge. Why is this an important and significant question to ask about the past?    The Métis are the descendants of French-speaking Roman Catholics and Indigenous women. They established a French-speaking community in river-lot farms with their own flag, traditions, and beliefs, and.. Read More

In-Depth #5

My in-depth project has been going great so far, I’m glad I chose such an interesting and complex topic. I’ve created a few looks since my last post, but for some reason my laptop won’t let me upload the photos. The first look was simple and cute, I was in a good mood and decided to add little white hearts to the sides of my eyes. It was difficult to.. Read More