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Smudging Protocol pdf

This is an awesome resource on smudging. Produced by the Aboriginal Education Directorate Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning. Source: Advertisements

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Posted in Way of Life, Worldviews

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

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Posted in Clan Systems, General, Way of Life, Worldviews

Ojibwe Lifeways Article

There is a nice article published in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer which examines Ojibwe lifeways in the northwoods by AIRC Executive Director Anton Treuer. The article is archived for free and has an accompanying teacher’s guide for incorporation into classroom

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Posted in Grade 3-5, Grade 6-8, History, Way of Life

Ancient Villages & Totem Poles of the Nisga’a – Teacher Resources

Grade Levels: 6-9 Materials: Nisga’a Website Activities & Lesson Plans 1. Totem Pole Puzzle Activity: Activity | Lesson Plan 2. Totem Crest and Stories: Activity | Lesson Plan 3. Photo Analyses: Activity | Lesson Plan Learn more about Nisga’a Totem

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Posted in Grade 6-8, Grade 9-12, Way of Life

A Haudenosaunee Approach to Culture-Based Curriculum: Maple Syrup Season

©Copyright by Priscilla Elise Dessart and Stephenie Muscavitch, 2010 All Rights Reserved Terms/Definitions The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) are a confederacy consisting of five (5) Nations: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca whose homelands originate in present-day New York State. Culture-based curriculum

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Posted in Grade 6-8, Way of Life

Explore Secwepemc (Shuswap) Pre-Contact Life

This website is perfect for a webquest. You will have the opportunity to explore an interactive pre-contact village and an archeological site. Learn the Secwepemc language and more! Visit Secwepemc

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Connecting Traditions: Explore Tsimshian Pre-Contact Life

Connecting Traditions: Tsimshian Pre-Contact Life (photo by Native American Indian – Old Photos – on Facebook) Wonderful online learning resource presented by SD 52 Prince Rupert, British Columbia. First Nations Education Services. Visit Tsimshian Home Page. view photos of Tsimshian

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Traditional Activities – Poster & Video Series

(Source: Traditional Activities Poster Series posters created by our student design team Dogsledding poster Dogsledding video Net-setting poster Net-setting video Trapping … Snowshoeing …. Survival Skills poster Survival Skills video Quinzee Building Quinzee Building Video These posters will be

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Posted in Science and Technology, Way of Life

Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life – Teacher Toolkit

. This web site was created as a companion to the Niitsitapiisini Virtual Exhibit created by the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and is divided into two main sections: Blackfoot Culture and Learning Resources. Blackfoot Culture – The Blackfoot

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Aboriginal Perspectives – Video Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources Make cultural connections in your classroom! Videos, power point presentations and activities! Teaching Ideas Curriculum Connections Tipi raising with Tim Haywahe K-8: Science, Mathematics, Social Studies and Language Arts Tipi raising with Elder Glen Anaquod K-8: Science, Mathematics,

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Posted in All Grades, Arts, Clothing, General, Guidance and Career Education, Language Arts, Mathematics, Way of Life

Métis History and Culture – Learning Resources

Learning Resources THE VIRTUAL MUSEUM OF MÉTIS HISTORY AND CULTURE. In traditional Métis society, education was informal and was passed down to youth from the Elders or the “Old People”. This form of education centred on resource extraction and how

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Moose (Alces alces) Information Poster

Moose Wildlife Informational poster (PDF).

Posted in Way of Life

The Algonquin Way Cultural Centre

FOR STUDENTS Stone Tool Search 9 years plus Duration: 30 minutes Learning Outcomes: Learn more about Archaic stone tools as you virtually recover and identify them. Archaic Tools 9 years plus Duration: 30 minutes Learning Outcomes: Choose the Archaic tools

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Posted in Grade 3-5, Grade 6-8, Native Languages, Way of Life, Worldviews

Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute

Learn about the Cree with Aanischaaukamikw Cultural Institute. Overview: Campaigns, Language, Traditional Ways, Network, Arts, Online Exhibits, History, Cree Place Names visit

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Posted in Organizations, Way of Life, Webquests, Worldviews

Kekina’muek – Kekina’muek – Learning about the Mi’kmaq in Nova Scotia

Kekina’muek – Learning about the Mi’kmaq in Nova Scotia Summary: This publication tells the story about the aspects of Mi’kmaw life and history (past and present). There are 10 chapters each with a theme. You will also find suggestions for

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Posted in Grade 6-8, Grade 9-12, Language Arts, Storytelling/Elders, Way of Life, Worldviews

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