Secret Path Curriculum

NAN LAUNCHES SECRET PATH CURRICULUM PETERBOROUGH, ON (January 19, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox joined with members of the Wenjack family and educators to launch the Secret Path Curriculum Resource at Trent University today. The Teacher and Protocol Resource documents unveiled today will provide educators across the province, in bothContinue reading “Secret Path Curriculum”

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”

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,Continue reading “An Introduction to Residential School unit K-7”

Inspiration Book – National Day of Healing & Reconciliation June 11th

The National Day of Healing and Reconciliation (NDHR) is a Canada-wide movement of people committed to growing together within our families, and communities towards healing and reconciliation. Download Inspiration Book PDF. For more information visit

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 profoundContinue reading “We Were Children | Film”

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. WhereContinue reading “Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools”

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 MBContinue reading “Kookum and Youth Circles – Resource Book”

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 thisContinue reading “waec-teachers – 3. Residential School Resources”