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Ojibwe Lifeways Article

There is a nice article published in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer which examines Ojibwe lifeways in the northwoods by AIRC Executive Director Anton Treuer. The article is archived for free and has an accompanying teacher’s guide for incorporation into classroom

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Posted in Grade 3-5, Grade 6-8, History, Way of Life

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Journey – Interactive

Have you ever been to Vancouver, British Columbia? See the land through First Nations eyes. This map provides a brief history about first peoples in the area. Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Journey.

Posted in All Grades, Geography, History, Storytelling/Elders, Webquests

Native American Indian – Old Photos

A collection of public-domain photos, taken by many different photographers between 1847 and 1950, representing Native North American Indian folks from many Tribes and Nations.Native American Indian – Old Photos.

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Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life – Teacher Toolkit

. This web site was created as a companion to the Niitsitapiisini Virtual Exhibit created by the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and is divided into two main sections: Blackfoot Culture and Learning Resources. Blackfoot Culture – The Blackfoot

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Learning Activities: Canadian Museum of Civilization

Learning About Aboriginal Culture Title Grade Level Students will: Lesson Plan Making Do With What You Have Kindergarten-Grade 4 identifying plant and animal materials used to make everyday objects Lesson Plan Amazing Objects Grades 2-4 to interpret their artifacts by

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Posted in Clothing, Grade 3-5, Grade 6-8, Grade 9-12, Grade K-2, History, Language Arts

Online Resource: US American Tribes – Dine, Muscogee, Tlinglit, Lakota, Iroquois

First Americans, Native American Indian Studies for Grade Schoolers.. Features online activities; information on stereotypes; a gallery, histories; the individual tribes; links, and more.

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Posted in Games, History

Film | We Shall Remain | American Experience | Full Episode Online

We Shall Remain (Video Series) Subject(s): Social Studies, American History Episodes At the heart of the project is a five-part television series that shows how Native peoples valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture

Posted in General, History

The Woodlands: The Story of the Mille Lacs Ojibwe narrated by Graham Green; includes video and teacher’s guide.

The Woodlands Video and Teacher’s Guide TO ORDER CLICK HERE

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Exploring Canada’s First Peoples UNIT PLAN – Grade 6

Canadas First Nations History pdf Found at

Posted in General, Grade 6-8, History

Native Drums – Canadian Aboriginal Drums and Music (Grades 4-11)

Welcome to the Native Drums Teachers’ Homepage. Canadian Teachers of grades 4-11 classes can find free, downloadable, printable Teachers’ Resource Kits (TRK’s) directly relating to provincial curricula. These materials are usable as is or customizable for printing and use in

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Posted in Arts, Grade 3-5, Grade 6-8, Grade 9-12, History, Science and Technology, Worldviews

The Anishinaabe Understanding of Treaty #3

“We have kept our part of the treaty” The Anishinaabe Understanding of Treaty #3 Published by: Grand Council Treaty #3 is an association of 25 Anishnaabe First Nations, located in northwestern Ontario and southeastern Manitoba. Treaty #3-Booklet.pdf

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Posted in General, History, Treaties

Mi’kmaq in Nova Scotia – Learning Guide

The video, Wabanaki: People of the Dawn (Part One) provides a snapshot of the history and culture of the Mi’kmaq in Nova Scotia as revealed by the discovery of artifacts in the Mersey River area of Nova Scotia. It also

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Posted in General, Grade 9-12, History

Six Part Documentary Series – Ojibwe of the Great Lakes

Six Part Documentary Series – Ojibwe of the Great Lakes Ojibwe Resource: Teacher Guides, Videos, Storytelling Grade Level: all grades Gakina-Awiiya (We Are All Related) Gwayakochigewin (Making Decisions the Right Way) Gaa Miinogooyang (That Which is Given To Us) Bimaadiziwin

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Posted in All Grades, General, History, Native Languages

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