Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week November 30 -December 5, 2015, Launches on December 1st in Calgary, AB. Leaders unite across Canada with community-based approaches to HIV and AIDS The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network proudly announces national Aboriginal leadership and their supporters will gather in Calgary, AB on December 1, 2015 to launch Aboriginal AIDS Awareness WeekContinue reading “Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week”

Dr. Darlene Kitty featured on SRC TV program Hippocrate

Chisasibi’s Dr. Darlene Kitty, President of the Council of Physicians, Pharmacists and Dentists and member of the Board of Directors of the CBHSSJB, was the subject of a TV program that aired on national TV in November 2012. The program makes it clear why Dr. Kitty is a local hero to her patients and colleaguesContinue reading “Dr. Darlene Kitty featured on SRC TV program Hippocrate”

Comic: Tribute to First Nations Runner, Tom Longboat

Tom Longboat, Onondaga champion and a cool guy, by all accounts. Here’s a short read that will give you a sense of him. Here is a case for Tom Longboat Day in the Ontario Legislature. Since you find his name often put next to phrases like “deserves more recognition,” Tom Longboat Day was officially passedContinue reading “Comic: Tribute to First Nations Runner, Tom Longboat”

VIDEO: Burdz n da Beez

Burdz n da Beez is a film developed by and for First Nations youth on puberty, human sexuality, sexual orientation, bullying, and First Nations teachings. This film is meant to educate First Nations youth about these sensitive topics in a humorous, touching and informative way. Created by The Union of Ontario Indians Anishinabek.ca HIV/AIDS Program

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 AlsoContinue reading “Nanurluk: A Traditional Inuit Story by Jose Angutinnguriq (free download)”

Canada’s Aboriginal Communities and Suicide: Called to Listen, Called to Understand

By Robert Olson, Librarian, BA, MLIS Source: SuicideInfo.ca The reasons that any individual dies by suicide are multiple and complex. There are a host of psychological and biological factors that may influence someone to take his or her own life. Typically, there are many social and cultural factors that contribute to death by suicide asContinue reading “Canada’s Aboriginal Communities and Suicide: Called to Listen, Called to Understand”

IFF! – Indigenous Food First (website)

Indigenous Food First is a great website that allows individuals to upload recipes, share stories and more! You can also find facts sheets, guides and videos. Visit IFF! – Indigenous Food First.

Elder Jan Longboat Shares Teachings about food

Jan welcomes us into Dotah’s House where the door is always open to listen, learn, heal, and laugh. Jan shares teachings about our relationship to the sustenance of the earth, Indigenous slow foods, and her on-going cultivation of Indigenous seeds, medicines, and food. Jan shares the ancient story of the Three Sisters: corn, beans, andContinue reading “Elder Jan Longboat Shares Teachings about food”

Traditional Food Fact Sheets

Traditional Harvesting, Traditional Food Use, Nutritional Messages Salmon Eulachon Herring Moose Deer Small Mammals:Rabbit / Hare, Ground Squirrel, Beaver Seaweed Roots Birds: Grouse, Ptarmigan, Ducks Berries Seafood General: Crab, Scallops, Shrimp, Abalone, Sea cucumber, Octopus, Clams, Prawns Bivalves: Clams, Mussels, Oysters This resource was developed by the First Nations Health Council.

Grade 6 Lesson Plans

Grade 6 Lesson Plans Lesson Link Grade 6 Nutrition PDF Grade 6 Tobacco PDF Grade 6 Our Solar System PDF Grade 6 Health; Stress PDF Grade 6 Appendix to Stress Unit PDF Grade 6 Science PDF Grade 6 Understanding Electricity PDF Grade 6 Principles of Flight PDF Grade 6 Personal Standards PDF Grade 6 DiversityContinue reading “Grade 6 Lesson Plans”