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 plans and assignments offered here in PDF format may be of use in building richContinue reading “The Law Project – Teaching Resources: First Nations, Residential Schools”

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 the Squamish and Lil’wat Nations. Included are themes such as: Cultural / Eco-Tourism Logos PaintingsContinue reading “Squamish Lil’wat Mathematics and Culture E-book”

NWAC Tookits & Resources

The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has compiled these resources for teachers and educators who are looking for ways to introduce the issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls into the classroom. Introducing the Issue of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls into the Classroom Toolkit: NWAC Sugggested Resources for TeachersContinue reading “NWAC Tookits & Resources”

Voices of the Snuneymuxw First Nation (virtual musuem)

Introduction for Teachers and Educators The Voices of Snuneymuxw Virtual Museum highlights the unique language and dialect of the Snuneymuxw First Nation, Island Hul’q’umin’um. This site also brings together, for the first time in one place, some Snuneymuxw artifacts that are currently being held in museum collections around the world. It is the intent ofContinue reading “Voices of the Snuneymuxw First Nation (virtual musuem)”

World’s Indigenous People resources

August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. Here is a great website for teachers called the Indigenous Peoples – Cybershoolbus – created by the United Nations. Also a fact sheet on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples PDF – Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples .

Great Lakes Native Culture & Language –

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 – LearningContinue reading “Great Lakes Native Culture & Language –”

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 DiversityContinue reading “Language Arts Lesson Plans – Grades 1-12 (Dragonfly Canada)”

“Indian Givers” (2012) – Rocketship Productions Documentary (1hr)

“Indian Givers” (2012) is a mixed-art documentary film, produced by the Sarnia/Aamjiwnaang-based Kiijig Collective, made collaboratively by and for Native and non-Native youth, shot and edited by Ian Alexander of Rocketship Productions and SCITS student Sadie Mallon. This 60-minute film invites the audience on a journey with the characters by stepping into their lives asContinue reading ““Indian Givers” (2012) – Rocketship Productions Documentary (1hr)”