Aboriginal Education Resources #2
RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL RESOURCES:
BCTF interactive ebook with clickable links on the tiles to other resources such as videos, documents, and activities.
Three downloadable resources developed by FNESC for Grades 5, 10/11, and 12 to help students of all cultural backgrounds gain an understanding of the history of the relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people over Canada’s history, with a focus on the BC experience.
List of the top storytelling resources, as compiled by participants of UBC’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education (2015).
Virtual bonfire to add ambience to oral storytelling.
Lesson plans for Grades 4 and 9 using an animated and unfinished Bill Reid story to explore identity.
ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY:
Inter-disciplinary resource based on David Suzuki’s film, Force of Nature, for grades 9-12. This guide focuses on different worldviews, concerning stewardship of our planet, especially those held by Aboriginal people.
A documentary film, educational curriculum for Grade 5/6, and a public policy research article that explores how reconciling the relationship between Aboriginal people and the rest of Canada can lead to healthier water.
Allows free download of lesson plans, activities and background information related to the ecosystems, cultures and industries connected to the Fraser River, with recommendations for connections to the new curricula for Grades 1-9.
An online resource centre for teachers, offering cross-curricular lesson plans to engage students and facilitate their understandings of Coast Salish culture and art.
First Nations Journeys of Justice honours oral history and teaches concepts and practices of justice from the perspective of First Nations ways of knowing. Contains modules for grades 1-7.
SEVEN SACRED TEACHINGS:
Lesson ideas for sharing the seven sacred teachings to elementary school students through puppetry.
An interactive website called A Journey Into Time Immemorial that gives entrance into the lives of the Sto:lo people hundreds of years ago. Includes educator connections for science, social studies, and language arts, as well as audio and video resources.
ABORIGINAL BOOK RESOURCES:
PRODUCTS FOR PURCHASE :
Local Vancouver store that sells Aboriginal products.
Education supply store based in Winnipeg. A beautiful Seven Teachings kids carpet is available for purchase.