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 rich…

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

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.

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 Paintings…

Mikinak: Teacher Awareness Guide

This manual is supported by a Web page (www.mikinak.net) with additional information and activities. Source: First Nations Education Council mikinak.net

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 Teachers…

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 of…

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 – 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…

Kinàmàgawin: Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom

The Kinàmàgawin: Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom Resource Guide was developed to guide facilitators, instructors and others who want to deliver Kinàmàgawin workshops at their own schools and among other groups.

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…

“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 as…