Teacher Resources

Books:

  1. Keepers of the Earth by Joseph Bruchac
  2. Keepers of the Animals by Joseph Bruchac
  3. Treaty Essential Learnings– We Are All Treaty People~ Office of the Treaty Commissioner
  4. 100 Days of Cree by Neal McLeod
  5. Education Is Our Buffalo from Alberta’s Teacher’s Association
  6. The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada 
  7. Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel
  8. Office of the Treaty Commissioner

Websites and articles:

  1. Office of the Treaty Commissioner 
  2. Project of Heart
  3. National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
  4. Kairos Blanket Exercise (training required)
  5. Teaching Truth in the Classroom 
  6. Information Sheet on First Nations Education 
  7. First Nations Child Welfare
  8. Education for Reconciliation and Social Justice
  9. Shannen’s Dream 
  10. Teaching For Indigenous Education
  11. Inspire 
  12. The Manitoba Teachers Society
  13. Bringing Authentic First Peoples Content to the K-3 Classroom
  14. Bringing Metis Literature to Life!
  15. Aboriginal Artists in Saskatchewan
  16. STF First Nations, Metis and Inuit Resources
  17. Learning Cree for Kids
  18. Cree Dictionary 

Videos:

  1. Finding Heart – video by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
  2. N’we Jinan– YouTube channel of Cree Nation Artists
  3. The Blanket Exercise– Youtube channel of KAIROS Canada
  4. Claire Kreuger‘s Youtube ChanneL
  5. Introduction to Indigenous Dances
  6. 1-10 Cree Number Song
  7. waniska (Good Morning) song
  8. Darla Daniels Metis Fiddler

 

Lesson, Activity & Event Planning:

Attached is  a Treaty Lesson Plan retrieved from Horizon School Division and adapted by Amy Arnal. You can find the lesson plan template here.

Elder Protocol is something to consider very seriously. Please visit this link to learn about the cultural protocol for inviting an Elder into your classroom.

 

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