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 use. Teachers Guide for Ojibwe Lifeways This is a PDF file. Source: Minnesota Conservation Volunteer

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.

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 Culture section of the toolkit provides an overview of the culture and history of the…

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 studying objects from the Canadian Museum of Civilization’s database Lesson Plan Discovering Objects Grade 5-8…

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 — from the Wampanoags of New England in the 1600s who used their alliance with…

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 the classroom, and include lesson plans, reference to background materials, in-class exercises, quizzes, and grading…

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

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 begins to unravel the connection between the archaeological past and the lives of the Mi’kmaw…

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 (A Healthy Way of Life) Gikinoo’amaadiwin (We Gain Knowledge) Ojibwemowin (Ojibwe Oral Tradition)