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”
This manual is supported by a Web page (www.mikinak.net) with additional information and activities. Source: First Nations Education Council mikinak.net
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 January to snowshoe and walk to Ottawa in support of the Idle No More movement.Continue reading “The Journey of Nishiyuu Walkers – The Story (Video)”
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 develop listening and speaking skills. This booklet was written to assist students who wish toContinue reading “Anishnaabemowin (Ojibwe) Language Book – | EquitableEducation.ca”
Lesson Plans Download Discrimination & Identity Grade Levels: 7-12 Subjects: Language, English Objective:Students will gain an understanding of how bias and discrimination affect the lives and identities of Aboriginal peoples, and how experiencing bias and discrimination affects the choices people make later in life. Materials: April Raintree / In Search of April Raintree Aboriginal DiversityContinue reading “Language Arts Lesson Plans – Grades 1-12 (Dragonfly Canada)”
Traditionally, First Nations cultures relied on oral story telling as the main means to pass on cultural information. Sharing the Seven Sacred Teachings through Puppetry helps students acquire more information about this oral tradition.Sharing_the_Seven_Sacred_Teachings_Oct7.pdf (application/pdf Object). Key Learning Areas: History/Social Studies English/Language Arts Arts
Ourvoices.ca – Omushkego Oral History Project. OurVoices – Stories of Canadian People and Culture The OurVoices.ca website is intended to provide acces to a wealth of audio material on the history and culture of the People of Canada. Made possible through a generous grant from Canadian Heritage, as well as a host of Manitoba communityContinue reading “Ourvoices.ca – Omushkego Oral History Project”
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.
Learn how to make traditional dance items from drums to jewellery to bustles! Instructions in PDF format.Noc Bay Learning Circle.
learn more about Mi’kmaw history, culture, and worldview.
Eastern James Bay Cree Language This site is intended as a resource for Cree language teachers, literacy instructors, translators, linguists, and anyone who has an interest in the nuts and bolts of the Cree language. We hope that the live possibilities of the internet will encourage participation. We are seeking support form all who valueContinue reading “Eastern James Bay Cree Language”
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, Social Studies and Language Arts Cassandra Opikokew Journalist Arts Education, Career Guidance, Mathematics and NativeContinue reading “Aboriginal Perspectives – Video Teaching Resources”
Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: Aboriginal Spirituality and Creation Stories Edukit Created by Heritage Community Foundation visit the main website Lesson Plans for Grades 1-12 Description: We have designed this edukit to be informative and yet sensitive and respectful of Aboriginal culture, spirituality, and creation. It is recommended for all lessons that you seek to developContinue reading “Aboriginal Spirituality and Creation Stories Edukit”
Seventh Generation Science Experiments Booklets (From: http://www.fnesc.ca/publications/index.php#T) Seventh Generation Club To create a club where First Nations youth can envision their future by recognizing their own energy, the culture of their people, and the teamwork needed to succeed by giving them opportunities to make healthy life choices, participate in their community, and to meet theContinue reading “Seventh Generation Science Experiments Booklet”
Haida artist Bill Reid – “The Raven’s Call” story and animation lesson plans (Source: The Raven Calls.ca ) Grade Level Lesson Plan Goals Outcome Grade 4 Exploring IdentityGrade 4 classes focus on the cultural expression of identity by learning about Haida crest animals, myths and jewelry. Students will: become familiar with Haida culture become awareContinue reading “Bill Reid (Haida Artist) In the Classroom – lesson pans”