NB Aboriginal Workplace Essential Skills – NBAWES Curriculum

Overview: Through adapting existing Workplace Essential Skills curriculum to meet the needs of Mi’kmaq and Maliseet adult learners through culturally relevant content, the NBAWES Pilot Project will work to improve literacy skills among the Mi’kmaq and Maliseet populations in NB in a thirty-week course. Adult learners in Miramichi and Fredericton will spend 30 weeks with…

“Indian Givers” (2012) – Rocketship Productions Documentary (1hr)

“Indian Givers” (2012) is a mixed-art documentary film, produced by the Sarnia/Aamjiwnaang-based Kiijig Collective, made collaboratively by and for Native and non-Native youth, shot and edited by Ian Alexander of Rocketship Productions and SCITS student Sadie Mallon. This 60-minute film invites the audience on a journey with the characters by stepping into their lives as…

First Nations Literacy Theme Units – An Instructor’s Guide – PDF

First Nations Literacy Theme Units – An Instructor’s Guide. Written by Carmen Rodrigues…et al. 1996. Burnaby, BC: Open Learning Agency, 1996. [371.9797 F57 1996] A workbook designed for B.C First Nations groups involved in projects to raise literacy skills. TABLE OF CONTENTS Introductory Notes Unit 1: An Introduction to Communication Unit 2: First Nations History…