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Starting to Talk – Booklet

A Guide for Communities on Healing and Reconciliation from the Legacy of Indian Residential Schools. The Sioux Lookout Community Coalition for Healing and Reconciliation is a local group of former Indian Residential School students, clergy and interested citizens engaged in

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Anishnaabeg Bimaadiziwin:An Ojibwe Peoples Resource website

About: A great learning tool with plenty of resources, original documents, teachings, lessons and links to other online resources regarding language and culture of the Ojibwe people.

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Smudging Protocol pdf

This is an awesome resource on smudging. Produced by the Aboriginal Education Directorate Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning. Source: http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/aed/publications

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St. John’s Indian Residential School PPT

A Power Point Presentation on St. John’s Indian Residential School in Wabasca, Alberta. Created by: Shauna Gibb Retrieve the power point presentation by visiting http://projectofheart.ca/by-teachers-for-teachers/.

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The Law Project – Teaching Resources: First Nations, Residential Schools

The Law Project was created by Monro Communications for British Columbia Social Studies Teachers’ Association. The topics covered are: First Nations, Residential Schools, Women, Youth, National Security, Environment, and Human Rights. Although presently matched only to British Columbia curriculum, the documents, lesson

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Haudenosaunee Culture

Haudenosaunee Culture Thunder Beings in Haudenosaunee Culture 2010 pdf Trees in Haudenosaunee Culture 2010 pdf Teacher Resources Star Knowledge pdf Clan Stories pdf Fish pdf Birds pdf Animals pdf Medicine Plants pdf Source: Six Nations Polytechnic

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Moccasin Game

Source: http://www.7generations.org For full rules, download the PDF. Moccasin Game The information contained in this booklet is in the Roseau River Anishinaabe First Nation understanding of the Moccasin Game. Below is a link to the Moccasin Game on YouTube.

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Posted in General, Health & PhysEd General, National Aboriginal Day

Indian Residential School (VIDEOS)

Our Spirits Don’t Speak English: Indian Boarding School View more videos on http://irsr.ca/video/

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Indian Residential School Resources (WEBSITE)

The IRSSS’s Education Project was created with support and in conjunction with the community-based Vancouver Foundation. It is designed to help educators teach their students about Indian Residential Schools by developing accurate, balanced, and engaging lesson plans and resources to

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Posted in Grade 9-12, Residential Schools

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

First Nation Star Story

Atchakosuk: Ininewuk Stories of the Stars Author: Wilfred Buck – Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Ininewuk (Cree) Mythology posits that constellations and stars that are prominent in the northern skies are understood through perspectives that are unique to the

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Posted in Science and Technology, Storytelling/Elders

Squamish Lil’wat Mathematics and Culture E-book

Squamish Lil’wat Mathematics and Culture E-book Developed for the Northwest Mathematics Conference, Whistler, 2009 by Kanwal Singh Neel and John Pusic. This booklet contains resources designed to assist teachers and students to explore mathematics and culture through the lens of

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The Two Row Wampum Belt – Brochure

    The Two Row Wampum Belt (Kas-wen-tha) symbolizes the agreement and conditions under which the Haudenosaunee (People of the Long House, Iroquois Six Nations) welcomed the white Europeans to Turtle Island (North America). Historically the Haudenosaunee were nations of

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Posted in Treaties, Worldviews

I Am Indigenous Project

I am Indigenous is a beautiful photography-based project that highlights individuals from Indigenous backgrounds. “This project seeks to change perceptions forged by stereotype one image at a time.” Learn more at http://iamindigenous.blogspot.ca/

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Posted in Role Models, Storytelling/Elders

Seven Sacred Teachings Flash Cards (Educational)

The Thunder Bay Police Service Aboriginal Liaison Unit  launched a new initiative called the “Seven Sacred Teaching Flash Cards”  The cards can also be used for colouring pages.   Source: https://www.thunderbaypolice.ca/seven-sacred-teachings-flash-cards

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