Our brothers and sisters of The Decolonial Thought Community in Mexico took up the concept of Genocide Memorial Day (GMD) that is promoted by the Decolonial International Network (DIN). On October 12, 2019 an event was organized to commemorate the Indigenous Holocaust. The event was
Genocide Memorial Day (GMD) is a day focused on remembering man’s inhumanity to man. The theme for #GMD2019 in Geneva was “Failures of International Institutions in preventing genocide in conflict: The Holocaust, Palestine and Bosnia Herzegovina.
Ages 12 – 15 Objective By the end of this lesson, students should be able to: Explain what genocide is. Identify genocides of the 20th Century. Think critically about the responsibility of the international community in preventing genocide. Explain key events in history of the
For ages 8 – 11 Using the book Rose Blanche by Roberto Innocenti and Ian McEwan. Download the lesson plan PDF Aim / learning intention:To learn about the Holocaust; to learn about how ordinary people can both be accomplices with oppressive regimes and genocidal acts,
For ages 10+ Assembly Presentation – this is a presentation that can be used as part of an assembly or even in class for ages 10+. The presentation lists the different acts of genocide that have taken place over the years and is an eye-opening experience
For Ages 4 – 7 Using the book This is Our House by Michael Rosen and Bob Graham. Download the lesson plan PDF Aim / learning intention:To learn about discrimination and what it means; to identify different types of discrimination; to stand up to discrimination;
For Ages 4 – 7 Using the book The Parrot and the Merchant by Marjan Vafian. Download the lesson plan PDF Aim / learning intention:To learn about freedom; to question our decisions and thinking about ‘others’; to learn about the ideas of ‘false’ borders. Buy
For Ages 4 – 7 Using the book My Name is Not Refugee by Kate Milner Download the lesson plan PDF. Aim / learning intention:To learn about the current refugee crisis; to learn about past refugee crises; to introduce the idea of involuntary transfer; to