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Constructing a Medicine Wheel

This map of the Ojibwa medicine wheel has as its inspiration, the cycles of the sun, moon and stars. In this map, many of the important locations have been identified with animals, which have very real significance to the Ojibwa.

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

As a physical representation of spiritual energy, the Medicine Wheel is a circle divided in four parts. It honors the four cardinal directions (East, South, West and North), four Seasons of the year (Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter), four elements (Fire, Water, Earth and Air) and our four levels of existence (Spiritual, Emotional, Physical and Mental). Some also relate different power animals to each cardinal direction and the four colours of human races (Yellow, Red, Black and White).

As a physical representation of spiritual energy, the Medicine Wheel is a circle…

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Art Class presentation for Spanish students about Canadian Artist Ted Harrison including project ideas

Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, 6) about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read alouds about Residential Schools

Respecting First Nations, Metis and Inuit Cultures in the Classroom

Teaching Upper Elementary (grades about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read alouds about Residential Schools

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