There are many options for hands-on activities for studying the First Nations peoples of Canada before the Europeans arrived, but I decided to focus on the people who live on the West Coast – the Tlingit and Haida. The natives here are famous for their artwork and creativity of their totem poles – huge tree trunks carved into many animals and faces representing various spirits. Make First Nations Inspired Art

Hands-On Canadian History: First Nations Inspired Art

There are many options for hands-on activities for studying the First Nations peoples of Canada before the Europeans arrived, but I decided to focus on the people who live on the West Coast – the Tlingit and Haida. The natives here are famous for their ar

Teach students to draw some of the legendary animals of the First Nations tribes . Excellent Drawing Book for Native Art. With Over 80 instructional drawings of native art. You and your students will learn techniques in rendering classic northwest native drawings.

Teach students to draw some of the legendary animals of the First Nations tribes . Excellent Drawing Book for Native Art. With Over 80 instructional drawings of native art. You and your students will learn techniques in rendering classic northwest nativ

First Nations Classroom Activities First Nations stories and activities-awesome!

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada - Ages 4 to 7

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Raven (Art with Mrs. Seitz)

Second graders made these awesome raven collages after learning a bit about the Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. We started by reading the story "Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific No

Diane “Honey” Jacobson’s latest book is an important comment about First Nations efforts to save the salmon and her personal youthful journey to find meaning and a sense of place in life. Like the style in her first book My Life in a Kwagu’l Big House, this book is full of action, amazing adventures and fascinating connections between land, water and people. Follow “Honey” through sometimes hilarious and sometimes difficult periods but we always learn a life lesson.

Diane “Honey” Jacobson’s latest book is the First Nations efforts to save the salmon and her personal youthful journey to find meaning and a sense of place in life.

Great resources on this website to integrate Aboriginal perspectives into Canadian curriculums.

Faculty of Education - Resources - Aboriginal Educational Resources - Aboriginal Lesson Plans/ Activities

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