What kinds of beliefs or traditions might shape the experience of Indigenous youth?

o Beliefs/Traditions: What kinds of beliefs or traditions might shape the experience of Indigenous youth? o Gender: What are the gender role expectations for Indigenous youth? Are they different compared to indigenous youth in Canada?
o The Self: Can you say something about the personal, cultural, or ethnic identity of Indigenous youth?
o Family Relationships: What are common parenting practices, the quality of parent-adolescent relations, how much conflict, and what do Indigenous youth and their parents argue about?
o Friends and Peers/Youth Culture: How much do Indigenous adolescents associate with peers? To what extent are there distinct youth culture characteristics?
o Love and Sexuality: What do we know about dating, cohabitation, marriage, sex, childbirth, and views on sexual orientation and identity in Indigenous youth? o Health Risk Behavior: What are the rates of adolescent drug and alcohol use, crime, gang involvement, and suicide/depression? Are there other threats to Indigenous adolescent health? o Education: What are the literacy and secondary and post-secondary education participation rates?
o Work: What kind of paid and unpaid work do adolescents perform and are they obligated to work? Do they perform household chores or care for younger siblings? o Media: What are the rates of media use by Indigenous adolescents (e.g., internet, music, cellphones)?
o Politics and Military: Are Indigenous adolescents politically active (e.g., what is the voting age and who votes and to what extent do they participate in the military.
o Unique Issues: Are there unique experiences of Indigenous adolescents that we should know about? • Reflection Paragraph. At the end of your chapter section, include a paragraph or two that briefly describes your thoughts on research about Indigenous youth in Canada. Possible questions to think about: o How easy/difficult was it to find relevant research?
o Does the research you encountered provide a balanced view (e.g., positive and negative outcomes are discussed) of the development of Indigenous youth in Canada? What is the lens we use to see these youth? o What research topics, other than the one(s) you reviewed, might also be important in understanding adolescent development among Indigenous youth in Canada? What should future research examine?
o How is research on Indigenous youth in Canada similar to or different from research on youth in general? o What is the role of the historical context in shaping the experience of Indigenous youth in Canada? (c) Attachments. Turn your term paper in, with all attachments in the following order (use wing clip or duotang to bind): 1. Your letter to Dr. Steinberg, with your signature(s) 2. Your chapter section with name(s) and word count on first page (you do NOT need a separate title page — just make it look like the first page of a chapter section)

  1. A separate reference page in APA style where you list all your sources (between 4 and 8)

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