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ibook: Lessons From the Earth: Storytelling, Art & Indigenous Knowledge

Lessons From the Earth: Storytelling, Art & Indigenous Knowledge Teacher Resource Kit – Primary Grades Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board Description Lessons From the Earth is a resource guide for educators that provides a practical application of Indigenous Knowledge

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Posted in Curriculum Resource Books, Educational Resource Kits, Grade 3-5, Grade K-2, Science and Technology

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

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Posted in Grade 9-12, Residential Schools

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

Junior Division – Drawing Unit; Drawing it Out

Junior Division – Drawing Unit Drawing it Out Lead Writer: Tanya Senk Unit Writer: Shelley Dennis Reviewer: Lisa Sanders Overview Grade 6, Visual Arts: Drawing The purpose of this unit is to infuse Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) perspectives

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Posted in Arts, Grade 6-8

Métis Lesson Plan – Junior

Key Concepts •Definition of the term “Métis” • Louis Riel and the history of the Métis in the West • Traditional “Red River” Métis culture • The Métis in Ontario MORE LESSON PLANS AVAILABLE AT: The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of

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Posted in Grade 3-5, Grade 6-8

How Grandmother Spider Stole the Sun – Primary Lesson

MORE LESSON PLANS AVAILABLE AT: The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

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Posted in Grade 3-5, Grade K-2

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

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Posted in Aboriginal Awareness, All Grades, Arts, General, Health and Physical Education

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

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Posted in Grade 6-8, Grade 9-12, 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

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Posted in Grade 3-5, Grade 6-8, Grade K-2, Residential Schools

The Journey of Nishiyuu Walkers – The Story (Video)

A group of young people from the James Bay Cree community of Whapmagoostui, Que., has arrived at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, ending a 1,600-kilometre trek meant to bring attention to aboriginal issues. Six youths and a guide left Whapmagoostui in

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Posted in Aboriginal Rights, All Grades, Videos

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

7 Generations series (Grades 9–12) – Teacher’s Guide

7 Generations* is an epic, four-part graphic novel series that spans three centuries and seven generations. The central character in the series is Edwin. Edwin, an Aboriginal teenager, must learn of his family’s past if he is to have any

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Posted in Grade 9-12, Language Arts

Full Circle: First Nations, Métis, Inuit Ways of Knowing (257 pg Teacher’s Guide)

Common Threads: Full Circle: First Nations, Métis, Inuit Ways of Knowing The Common Threads resources consist of high quality, classroom-ready resources for Ontario secondary school teachers. The lessons are designed using specific Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum expectations. TABLE OF

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Posted in Curriculum Resource Books, Grade 9-12

Lesson Plan: Lubicon Lake Nation

Materials: 1. John Goddard, The Last Stand of the Lubicon Cree (Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1991), Chapters 1-4. 2. Amnesty International Video titled “Our Land, My People” Length: (70 minutes = 1 hour and 15 minutes) Objective of Lesson: This

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Posted in Grade 9-12

Anishnaabemowin (Ojibwe) Language Book – | EquitableEducation.ca

Grade Levels: Grade 1 & Up including adults Themes/Lessons: 18 Shawanda, Gordon, 1946- Anishnaabemowin: miinwa anishnaabe zheyaawin – Our language, our culture ISBN: 0-9688779-0-7 Lessons are suitable for first grade and up and to first time adult beginners. Students will

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Posted in All Grades, Native Languages

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