Great Lakes Native Culture & Language – theways.org

This amazing website focuses on communities and culture around the Great Lakes. There are videos, stories and maps in the following topics: 1 .Language Apprentice – Bringing Back the Ho-Chunk Language 2. Powwow Trail – Keeping the Beat 3. Lake Superior Whitefish – Carrying on a Family Tradition 4. Prayers in a Song – Learning…

7 Generations series (Grades 9–12) – Teacher’s Guide

7 Generations* is an epic, four-part graphic novel series that spans three centuries and seven generations. The central character in the series is Edwin. Edwin, an Aboriginal teenager, must learn of his family’s past if he is to have any future. The impact of his journey of discovery, and the revelation that follows, will change…

Language Arts Lesson Plans – Grades 1-12 (Dragonfly Canada)

Lesson Plans Download Discrimination & Identity Grade Levels: 7-12 Subjects: Language, English Objective:Students will gain an understanding of how bias and discrimination affect the lives and identities of Aboriginal peoples, and how experiencing bias and discrimination affects the choices people make later in life. Materials: April Raintree / In Search of April Raintree Aboriginal Diversity…

Quill to Quill, Inc. – Literacy Products

CANADA’S First Alphabet, in QUILLAn Aboriginal Alphabet: Celebrating The ART of Native Literacy, the connection “ki” kinnection to the Land. Quill to Quill braids 3 languages into ONE Language, OUR language of the Land, honouring First Nations Languages, aboriginal peoples, across our land including First Nations, French, Metis, Michif, Inuit, Nunavut languages and dialects. Braiding…

Circle of Stories Lesson Plans: Grades 8-12

Circle of Stories Lesson Plans: Grades 8-12 Lesson Plan Subject Description Link Lesson 1: It’s All Part of the Story Language Arts/Theater Storytelling reflects the rich cultural and religious heritage of the generations before us, and it leads us to understand how our past has influenced our present. Use this plan to help students learn…

Language Arts – Lesson Plans

Language Arts – Lesson Plans Book List Book Title Author Genre I’m In Charge Of Celebrations Byrd Baylor Picture Book (Prose-Poetry) A Salmon for Simon Betty Waterton Betty Waterton Baseball Bats for Christmas Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak Picture Book (anecdotal) Storm Boy Paul Owen Lewis Picture Book (Fiction) The Star People – A Lakota Story S.D….

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…

Aboriginal Perspectives – Video Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources Make cultural connections in your classroom! Videos, power point presentations and activities! Teaching Ideas Curriculum Connections Tipi raising with Tim Haywahe K-8: Science, Mathematics, Social Studies and Language Arts Tipi raising with Elder Glen Anaquod K-8: Science, Mathematics, Social Studies and Language Arts Cassandra Opikokew Journalist Arts Education, Career Guidance, Mathematics and Native…

“What the Elders Have to Say” – Videos

Elders connect us to… Wisdom, Humour, Love and Life. Kisiku’k iknmuksi’k… Nsituo’qn, Kiso’ltimkewey, Kesaltultimkewey aq Mimajuaqn. Watch Elder videos, Storytelling and Music Videos. Various topics include: pow wow, humour, child rearing, culture, writing, and more. watch more Elder videos here

SAY Magazine

SAY Magazine. The largest national lifestyle magazine for and about about Native people – the largest growing demographic in North America, SAY Magazine, now in our tenth year, has grown to include four regular issues plus annual Best Practice in Economic Development and University College and University Guide for Native Students editions.