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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

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

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IFF! – Indigenous Food First (website)

Indigenous Food First is a great website that allows individuals to upload recipes, share stories and more! You can also find facts sheets, guides and videos. Visit IFF! – Indigenous Food First.

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Posted in Health & PhysEd General, Storytelling/Elders

Inuit Legends

Edited and Illustrated by Mark Kalluak & Arviat Nunavut Yellowknife, N.W.T.

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Native Voices (6 part video series) – Exploring Iroquois Culture Through Poetry and Storytelling

To commemorate Native American Heritage Month, Montgomery College invited Janet Marie Rogers, a Mohawk and Tuscarora Nations poet and performance artist, and Jan Longboat, a Mohawk Nation Turtle Clan cultural educator, to perform for Montgomery College students. Native Voices –

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Posted in Language Arts, Storytelling/Elders – Omushkego Oral History Project – Omushkego Oral History Project. OurVoices – Stories of Canadian People and Culture The website is intended to provide acces to a wealth of audio material on the history and culture of the People of Canada. Made possible

Posted in All Grades, Storytelling/Elders

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Journey – Interactive

Have you ever been to Vancouver, British Columbia? See the land through First Nations eyes. This map provides a brief history about first peoples in the area. Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Journey.

Posted in All Grades, Geography, History, Storytelling/Elders, Webquests

The Jealous Creator and the Great Snake

The Jealous Creator and the Great Snake, from the book Stories and Legends of my Grandfather. Exercises, questions, and discussion. View Story

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Legends, Quotes,Treaties, Poems, Prayers, Clipart, Photographs

First People of America and Canada website – Native American Indians. Turtle Island. Legends, Treaties, Clipart.

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Posted in Arts, General, Storytelling/Elders, Worldviews

Berry Resources (Cultural uses, Literature Links, Berry Teachings) – Grade 1 -7

Aboriginal Resources – Topic: Berries Cultural uses, Literature Links, Berry Teachings, Facts and More Acknowledgements – Berry Resources – PDF. Curriculum Connections- Berry Resources – PDF. Chokeberries (Minisa)- Berry Resources – PDF. Cranberries (Minisa)- Berry Resources – PDF. Raspberries (Minisa)-

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Posted in Grade 3-5, Grade 6-8, Grade K-2, Health & PhysEd General, Science and Technology, Storytelling/Elders

“What the Elders Have to Say” – Videos

Elders connect us to… Wisdom, Humour, Love and Life. Kisiku’k iknmuksi’k… Nsituo’qn, Kiso’ltimkewey, Kesaltultimkewey aq Mimajuaqn. Watch Elder videos, Storytelling and Music Videos. Various topics include: pow wow, humour, child rearing, culture, writing, and more. watch more Elder videos here

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Ojibwe Curriculum PDF

Elder Lillian Pitawanakwat on Anishinabe Teaching and Curriculum. Click here for Grades 1-6 Lesson Plans

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An Ojibwa Story – How Dogs Came to the Indians -James A. Clifton

How Dogs Came To The Indians An Ojibwa story* Two Ojibwa Indians in a canoe had been blown far from shore by a great wind. They had gone far and were hungry and lost. They had little strength left to

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A Cree Elder Speaks Out – Danny Matthews PDF

A Cree Elder Speaks Out Danny Matthews pdf View more ebooks on

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The Prophecy of the Seven Fires

Prophecy & Truths Anishnabe 101 This universal knowledge has been part of the oral traditions as handed down by Elders such as Grandfather William Commanda who holds the purple and white Seven Fires Wampum Belt which dates back to before

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