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 gestures of healing and reconciliation.

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…

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 supplement Social Studies and other course curriculums. Lesson Plans Introduction to teaching residential schools Lesson…

Residential School Lesson Plans Grade 8-12

Residential School Lesson 1 download pdf Residential School Lesson 2 download pdf IRS Colonialism, History and Impacts download PowerPoint SOURCE: Central Okanagan School District

An Introduction to Residential School unit K-7

Link to An Introduction to Residential School unit SOURCE:Classroom Resources K-7 – Central Okanagan School District. YouTube Video Title: Shi-shi-etko Four days before having to leave her family and home for residential school, Shi-Shi-Etko learns how important it is to hold on to her memories. Director: Kate Kroll Author: Nicola I. Campbell Actors: Ta’Kaiya Blaney,…

We Were Children | Film

We Were Children | APTN’ Description: As young children, Lyna and Glen were taken from their homes and placed in church-run boarding schools. The trauma of this experience was made worse by years of untold physical, sexual and emotional abuse, the effects of which persist in their adult lives. In this emotional film, the profound…

Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools

A primary objective of our work is to promote awareness among the Canadian public about residential schools and try to help them to understand the ripple effect those schools have had on Aboriginal life. But equally important, we want to bring about reconciliation between generations of Aboriginal people, and between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. Where…

Kookum and Youth Circles – Resource Book

Bringing Together Women Residential School Survivors and Youth Through Storytelling and Mentoring Activities Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Sharing Circles & Storytelling 3. Historical Overview & Indian Residential School System 4. Aboriginal Culture & Values 5. Wellness 6. Healing & Empowerment 7. Works Used/References/Photo Credits Kookum Workbook.pdf (application/pdf Object). 69 pages | 6.00 MB…

waec-teachers – 3. Residential School Resources

waec-teachers – 3. Residential School Resources. Wiki Spaces Aboriginal Education and Curriculum Connections for Winnipeg Adult Education Centre Educators Included are a selection of resources that may be helpful to further include an Aboriginal Perspective into your curriculum and classroom procedures. You’re welcome to Click the Edit tab above and add other resources to this…