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

Teaching Westward Expansion in a couple weeks... totally using this! Rap about the impact on Native Americans

Westward Expansion Rap about how white man forced Native Americans to either "assimilate" move on to "reservations" or die.

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The Red Sash is a picture book about the history of the fur trade in Canada. It tells of the relationship between the First Nations First Nations, and the Métis people of Canada, and the French Canadian voyageurs on a fur trading post in the 1800's.

The Red Sash is a picture book about the history of the fur trade in Canada. It tells of the relationship between the First Nations First Nations, and the Métis people of Canada, and the French Canadian voyageurs on a fur trading post in the

the seven teachings: honesty, respect, truth, love, courage, humility, and wisdom

"Seven Sacred Grandfather Teachings" Eagle - Love Bear - Courage Beaver - Wisdom Buffalo - Respect Sabe (Sasquatch) - Honesty Wolf - Humility Turtle -.

The holistic notion of body, mind, heart, and spirit is a time - honoured one for First Nations peoples but is somewhat of a novelty in mainstream society. It is however, a framework that is becoming more accepted as an important way to view the health of humans.

The holistic notion of body, mind, heart, and spirit is a time - honoured one for First Nations peoples but is somewhat of a novelty in mainstream society. It is however, a framework that is becoming more accepted as an important way to view the health

The Ojibway Creation Story- Similar to Earth on Turtle's Back (Canadian Tale- Ontario), about the formation of North America

As part of Ningwakwe Learning Press' book "Fire and Water: Ojibway Teachings and Today's Duties", the Creation Story is shared.

This foldable could be used for many social studies ideas-fromLessons with Laughter

This foldable could be used for many social studies ideas- Regions with state names on top flap and description on bottom, with picture and name on cover

Ayla Bouvette - Metis Art - ThunderBird Appears 1

First Nations Legends

Ayla Bouvette - Metis Art - Spirit Fish Cycle of Life science connection. Love this so much. so much!

First Nations Legends

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

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