First Nations Literacy Theme Units – An Instructor’s Guide – PDF

First Nations Literacy Theme Units – An Instructor’s Guide.

Written by Carmen Rodrigues…et al. 1996. Burnaby, BC: Open Learning Agency, 1996. [371.9797 F57
1996] A workbook designed for B.C First Nations groups involved in projects to raise literacy skills.

Introductory Notes
Unit 1: An Introduction to Communication
Unit 2: First Nations History in British Columbia
Unit 3: An Exploration of Our Communities
Unit 4: An Introduction to First Nations Literature
Unit 5: Making Sense of the Legal System

First Nations Literacy Theme Units - An Instructor's Guide - Table of Contents


Promoting Early Literacy and Numeracy Development for First Nations, Metis and Inuit Children

“Spontaneous Laughter and Good Marks:” Creating Conditions for Success of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students in the Simcoe County District School Board.
by Haig-Brown Research & Consulting
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Find out more about the First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education at the Simcoe County District School Board.

Aboriginal Family Literacy – Library of Books

Aboriginal Family Literacy Centre at BCAAFC

The Aboriginal Family Literacy Initiative is a project developed by the BCAAFC which aims to contribute to increased literacy among Aboriginal families in BC through the creation of a movement which will promote, support, and empower Aboriginal Family Literacy.

Family Literacy Library.

Canada’s Aboriginal People E-book, Joan Acosta


The focus of this book is Canada’s Aboriginal peoples. Some of the stories focus on well-known people, like singer Susan Aglukark and hockey player Jonathan Cheechoo, while another features a father who has gone back to school so he can read to his young children. Other stories describe First Nations legends.

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