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Twelve Ways to Deny a Genocide

This unit helps students understand how and why people and countries have argued that certain genocides never really happened. The unit fits well with focused conversations about particular genocides as well as very general conversations about careful reading, critical thinking, and civic responsibility.

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Our “100 Voices” Centennial Project

100 Voices was a project launched in 2015 for the centennial of the Armenian Genocide. It was completed in partnership with senior students and teachers at ARS Armenian Private School in Toronto. It explored the themes of memory, amnesia, survival and justice with 100 people of Armenian descent. The videos coming out of the project. . .

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Isabel Kaprielian’s Short Film “The Georgetown Boys”

A 13-minute documentary about daily life at the Georgetown Armenian Boys’ Farm Home and about the boys’ experiences of being sent out to farms in Ontario. Created by Isabel Kaprielian in 1987.

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Dorothy Manoukian’s Short Film “The Georgetown Boys”

A 26-minute documentary about how the Georgetown Boys were brought to Canada in the 1920s as part of a humanitarian undertaking. It uses archival materials and interviews with the Boys (now men) to tell their story and was recorded at the Armenian Boys’ Farm Home in Georgetown and the Armenian Community Centre in Toronto. Created. . .

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