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 artwork and creativity of their totem poles – huge tree trunks carved into many animals and faces representing various spirits. Make First Nations Inspired Art
Indigenous Artists of Canada Inspired Art Projects
This set of art projects incorporates painting, oil pastels, printmaking and carving to study six different artists of Canada who identify as First Nations or Métis through creating a piece of art inspired by George Littlechild, Bill Reid, Dana Standinghorn, Jason Carter, Benjamin Chee Chee and Leah...
BC Vacation Travel Ideas | Super, Natural BC
Find the perfect British Columbia (BC) vacation travel idea for you: From a road trip along the Alaska Highway to exploring BC’s coast.
Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story - David Alexander Robertson & Scott B. Henderson A school assignment to interview a residential school survivor leads Daniel to Betsy, his friend's grandmother, who tells him her story. Abandoned as a young child, Betsy was soon adopted into a loving family. A few short years later, at the age of 8, everything changed. Betsy was taken away to a residential school.
10 books about truth and reconciliation to read with your kids | CBC News
More and more children will be reading stories about the legacy of residential schools and reconciliation in the classroom this year.
Activities for Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters – Ninja Notes
Recognize Orange Shirt Day with these books and ideas that can be easily implemented at your school.
Respecting First Nations, Metis and Inuit Cultures in the Classroom
Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, 6) about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada