Aboriginal peoples are drastically overrepresented in correctional facilities across Canada. Aboriginals represent about 2 percent of the adult Canadian population, and account for 15 to 19 percent of Canadians sentenced to custody. Strong societal forces should be the focus of studies involving native incarceration rather than individual faults.

"Rainbow Man, Warrior" by Cree (First Nations) artist George Littlechild- interesting idea of portraiture lesson- culture, symbolism, fauvist

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

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

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

The Seven Grandfather or Sacred Teachings shared by many First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

Seven Sacred Teachings - great insights from a Calgary Aboriginal culture-focused school about why each of these teachings is important.

gorgeous portrait native american paintings | John Nieto Wild Horse Native American Indian Art | eBay

JOHN NIETO WILD HORSE Native American Indian Art

gorgeous portrait native american paintings | John Nieto Wild Horse Native American Indian Art | eBay

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

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (stories and activity ideas divided into thematic units)

$ The Metis are one of the three Aboriginal groups in Canada: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit. This 88 page unit is all about Metis history, culture, arts, and traditions. This 88 page unit is written by a Metis teacher.

Metis: Culture and Traditions

$ The Metis are one of the three Aboriginal groups in Canada: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit. This 88 page unit is all about Metis history, culture, arts, and traditions. This 88 page unit is written by a Metis teacher.

Today is Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The Anishinaabe Ojibway people teach their children a set of principles known as the Seven Grandfathers. The story goes that seven grandfathers (spiritual bein…

The Seven Grandfathers

Today is Tuesday, November The Anishinaabe Ojibway people teach their children a set of principles known as the Seven Grandfathers. The story goes that seven grandfathers (spiritual bein…

Beautiful Alphabet Cards for Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, 6) about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read Aloud

Respecting First Nations, Metis and Inuit Cultures in the Classroom

Beautiful Alphabet Cards for Teaching Upper Elementary (grades about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read Aloud

Most Cree Indians speak English or French, but a few also speak their native Cree language. Description from creeinfo.wikispaces.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Most Cree Indians speak English or French, but a few also speak their native…

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