Isn't this ironic- forbidden to speak native languages and then, one day that is critical in the war to save this nation

The Navajo code-talkers proved invaluable-- all because they practiced a language that had been banned in the United States. "Freedom of Speech" is an interesting beast.

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

A free printable booklet of my favorite Raven legend, How Raven Stole The Sun, for kids to illustrate.

How Raven Stole The Sun - A Native American Raven Legend

The exhibition consists of 118 framed archival photographs, text panels, maps, original classroom textbooks and historical government papers selected from nine public and church archives, and depicts the history and legacy of Canada’s Residential School System. Where are the Children? spans over 125 years and contains photographs and documents from the 1880s to present day. Want to know more about borrowing this exhibition? Contact our Exhibition Manager.

Where are the Children? Healing The Legacy Of The Residential Schools.

White Wolf: Teachings of the Seven Grandfathers

Among the Anishinaabe people, the Teachings of the Seven Grandfathers is a set of teachings on human conduct towards others. The Seven Sacred Principle

FourDirectionsTeachings.com is a visually stunning audio narrated resource for learning about Indigenous knowledge and philosophy from five diverse First Nations in Canada.

Cree Elder Mary Lee shares medicine wheel and tipi teachings. Transcripts and teacher resources available (French)

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