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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…

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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How to Design a Medicine Wheel Herb Garden

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Five Things You Have to Know About Totem Poles. Graphic: Aboriginal Tourism BC

Do you know the difference between the three types of totem poles? We asked North American expert and celebrated artist, Andy Everson, to help explain 5 things you have to know about totem poles!

La série Légendes canadiennes permet de découvrir le patrimoine oral du Canada, et constitue un support de choix pour l'apprentissage du français.

La série Légendes canadiennes permet de découvrir le patrimoine oral du Canada, et constitue un support de choix pour l'apprentissage du français.

$ 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.

Benjamin Chee Chee, 1st Nations Canadian: 'Two Birds' 1976, gouche on paper 30"x22"

Benjamin Chee Chee, Nations Canadian artist: 'Two Birds' gouache on paper

This article is primarily intended for those who've already read my empath articles -- but smudging can be done by anyone and everyone, so feel free to keep reading if you're not an empath. This is also intended for persons who aren't really that...

How To Use A Smudge Stick

Smudging, a ritual to remove negativity, is the common name given to the Sacred Smoke Bowl Blessing, a powerful Native American cleansing technique. Smoke attaches itself to negative energy, removing it to another space. Smudging is a wonderful way.

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