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Bring Indigenous Culture into Your Art Lessons - Bring Indigenous People of Canada into your art lessons on a regular basis. Study the artists that -

How to Bring Indigenous Culture into Your Art Lessons – Ninja Notes

If you teach in Canada, elements of Indigenous culture should be included in your classroom. Here are some ways we do it.

Canada's Indigenous People (First Nations, Aboriginal) - Inquiry Based Unit Aboriginal Education, Indigenous Education, Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal People, Indigenous Art, Indigenous People Of Canada, Canadian History, Native Canadian, Canadian Art

Canada's Indigenous People (First Nations, Aboriginal) - Inquiry Based Unit

A complete unit for teaching about Canada's Indigenous people (First Nations, Aboriginal people). More than 100 pages of detailed lesson plans, informational articles, interactive notebook templates, recording sheets and more! Sample inquiry questions are provided to help guide the learning.What's ...

(Inhabit Media) Adventure begins when Grandma takes her two grandchildren out for a trip to the lake. After showing the kids how to prepare for a fishing trip, Grandma and the kids enjoy a day of jigging in the ice for fish. Indigenous Education, Aboriginal Education, Aboriginal Art, Fishing Books, Joelle, Preschool Books, Preschool Winter, Preschool Literacy, Heart For Kids
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Fishing with Grandma

by Susan Avingaq and Maren Vsetula Illustrated by Charlene Chua Inhabit Media 978-1-77227-084-6 32 pp. Ages 5-7 2016 T...

A Day with Yayah by Nicola Campbell, illustrated by Julie Flett, finalist for the 2018 Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize

A Day With Yayah

Set in the Okanagon, BC, a First Nations family goes on an outing to forage for herbs and mushrooms. Grandmother passes down her knowledge of plant life to her young grandchildren.

Global Read Aloud Julie Flett & Monique Gray Smith - Week My Heart Fills With Happiness Toddler Books, Childrens Books, Julie, Children's Literature, Illustrations, First Nations, Read Aloud, In Kindergarten, Book Publishing

The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful board book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect on and cherish the moments in life that bring us joy.

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Nivi has always known that her names were special, but she does not know where they came from. So, one sunny afternoon, Nivi decides to ask her mom. The stories of the people Nivi is named after lead her to an understanding of traditional Inuit naming practices and knowledge of what those practices mean to Inuit

Rabbit's Snow Dance by Joseph Bruchac and Jeff Newman. Rabbit decides he wants it to snow, so he does the Iroquois snow dance. The other animals want him to stop, especially when everything becomes covered in snow.

It is summertime, but Rabbit wants deep snow on the ground so that he can reach the tender tree shoots and leaves. But when he starts his special snow dance, he doesn't know when to stop and everything is covered almost to the top of the very tallest tree.

You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith This vibrant picture book, beautifully illustrated by celebrated artist Danielle Daniel, encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other’s well-being in their everyday actions. New Books, Good Books, First Grade Books, Books About Kindness, Khadra, Up Book, Magazines For Kids, Children's Literature, Stories For Kids
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Encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other's well-being in their everyday actions.

This list is by Debbie Reese of American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL). AICL provides critical perspectives and analysis of indigenous peoples in children's and young adult books, the school curriculum, popular culture, and society. Native American Heritage Month, Native American Children, Native American Pictures, American Indians, Minnesota Historical Society, Thanksgiving Books, Modern Toys, Children's Literature, Cheryl
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At the community feast, observing the bounty of festive foods and counting the numerous elders yet to be seated, Johnny learns to be patient and respectful despite his growling tummy.

In just four days young Shi-shi-etko will have to leave her family and all that she knows to attend residential school. She spends her last days at home treasuring the beauty of her world.

Shi-shi-etko, a young native girl, spends her last days at home treasuring the beauty of her world before she leaves her family and all that she knows to attend Indian residential school. Gr.K-3.