Respecting our Mother Earth – Environmental activity booklet

Ganawenimaa nimamainan aki – A kid’s environmental activity booklet: Respecting our Mother Earth A 20-page environmental activity booklet for elementary level youth. It offers basic information about the Lake Superior watershed, its inhabitants and encourages conservation and respect of the water. ©2006 Source: Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission – http://www.glifwc.org

Environmental Lesson Plans ~ Gr. 5, 6 & 8 (DragonFly Canada)

Lesson Plans Download Respect the Water #1 Grade Levels: 5, 8 Subjects: Science & Technology, Geography Objective:Students will explore Aboriginal perspectives on respecting the environment; how individual and collective behaviour affects the environment; and the role of community engagement in maintaining healthy, sustainable ecosystems. Materials: 1. “Water/El Agua,” from Talking With Mother Earth/Hablando con Madre … Continue reading Environmental Lesson Plans ~ Gr. 5, 6 & 8 (DragonFly Canada)

NAHO Aboriginal Youth Art Contest – promoting a healthy environment

NAHO Aboriginal Youth Art Contest – promoting a healthy environment Chance to win Nintendo Wii Fit, a Netbook, or a Video Camera. Open to all Aboriginal youth across Canada. Prizes will be awarded to three age categories: Junior (10-15 years of age) Intermediate (16-19 years of age) Senior (20-30 years of age) How? Choose an … Continue reading NAHO Aboriginal Youth Art Contest – promoting a healthy environment

ibook: Lessons From the Earth: Storytelling, Art & Indigenous Knowledge

Lessons From the Earth: Storytelling, Art & Indigenous Knowledge Teacher Resource Kit – Primary Grades Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board Description Lessons From the Earth is a resource guide for educators that provides a practical application of Indigenous Knowledge into the classroom. The focus of learning is grounded in a traditional Anishinaabe story, Jiig … Continue reading ibook: Lessons From the Earth: Storytelling, Art & Indigenous Knowledge

The Law Project – Teaching Resources: First Nations, Residential Schools

The Law Project was created by Monro Communications for British Columbia Social Studies Teachers’ Association. The topics covered are: First Nations, Residential Schools, Women, Youth, National Security, Environment, and Human Rights. Although presently matched only to British Columbia curriculum, the documents, lesson plans and assignments offered here in PDF format may be of use in building rich … Continue reading The Law Project – Teaching Resources: First Nations, Residential Schools

Nanurluk: A Traditional Inuit Story by Jose Angutinnguriq (free download)

Summary; Nanurluk, the giant polar bear, is known as a helping spirit. This story therefore serves as a reminder of reconciliation, where the collective efforts of people go a long way to revitalizing relationships among Inuit throughout Nunavut, between Inuit and Canadian society as a whole.Read More. Source: Society for Building a Healtheir Kugluktuk Also … Continue reading Nanurluk: A Traditional Inuit Story by Jose Angutinnguriq (free download)

Indigenous Publishers List

Indigenous Book Publishers List Aboriginal Issues Press — Aboriginal Issues Press publishes refereed books dealing with aboriginal topics. Profits from the sale of these books are used to support the Aboriginal Issues Press scholarship at the University of Manitoba. (www.umanitoba.ca/environment/aboriginal_issues_press.html) Cree Literacy Network — The Cree Literacy Network was created in 2010 to promote Cree … Continue reading Indigenous Publishers List

Aboriginal-Themed Science and Technology Lesson Resources

Source: Native Access to Engineering Program Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Queen’s, University. Aboriginal-Themed Science and Technology Lesson Resources Curriculum Newsletter Worksheet Teachers’ Guide Agriculture Download Download Download Biomedical Download Download Download Building Engineering Download Download Download Chemical Download Download Download Communications Download Download Download Computer Download Download Download Construction Download Download blank Energy … Continue reading Aboriginal-Themed Science and Technology Lesson Resources

Junior (Grades 1-6) Lesson Plans – Four Direction Teachings(.com)

Lesson Plans to help you teach and understand Indigenous Worldviews and Culture (Source: http://www.fourdirectionteachings.com) About the project: Four Directions Teachings celebrates Indigenous oral traditions by honoring the process of listening with intent as each elder or traditional teacher shares a teaching from their perspective on the richness and value of cultural traditions from their nation. … Continue reading Junior (Grades 1-6) Lesson Plans – Four Direction Teachings(.com)

Industry in the Classroom | Free for High Schools w/ large indigenous population

Industry in the Classroom Industry in the Classroom is a series of 2.5 hour curriculum modules designed to increase awareness amongst Indigenous youth about the various career opportunities in the Canadian workforce and open doors to employment. Through these curriculum modules students are recruited to careers in various industries and are motivated to stay in … Continue reading Industry in the Classroom | Free for High Schools w/ large indigenous population

Glenbow Museum – Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life (Online Interactive Learning)

Glenbow Museum – Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life / Nitsitapiisinni (Blackfoot People) . Oki Niksokowa. Hello our relatives. We call ourselves Niitsitapi, although we are known as the Blackfoot. This is our way of life. It is about how we lived with our families, the environment, and our neighbours. It is also about how these … Continue reading Glenbow Museum – Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life (Online Interactive Learning)