Cleanse & and Bless Your Home with White Sage
Cleanse and bless your home using the Native American ceremony of smudging with white sage. It removes negative energy and odors immediately!
Teaching by the Medicine Wheel | Education Canada Magazine
A focus on its applications to education is addressed through pedagogy and the transmission of Medicine Wheel teachings.
Métis Art Painting Project
This simple painting lesson uses Leah Dorian's book The Giving Tree: A Retelling of a Métis Traditional Story and can easily connect to your Social Studies teachings about the Métis people of Canada. Students create a painting based on the style and theme of the book. This product includes:a comple...
Hands-On Canadian History: First Nations Inspired Art
The First Nations of Canada have history that includes rich and vibrant traditions, culture, stories, and artwork. Be inspired for your own art project.
Getting in Tune with the Tzolkin through Wavespells | MayanKin
Learn how to get in tune with the Tzolkin daily energies by following a Wavespell every 13 days. Check the latest blog post for daily affirmations!
Hands-On Canadian History: Louis Riel and the Metis
The Metis people are the founding people of Manitoba, and their culture is a fascinating mix of European and Native traditions - like fiddling and jigging.
Learning about Residential Schools in the Elementary Classroom — Brownie Points Teaching
In the 1800s, the Canadian government ignorantly believed that Indigenous people were uncivilized. In an effort to assimilate them into European/Canadian culture, children were taken from their homes and brought to residential boarding schools run by different religious groups. M
The Ojibwe Creation Story: Turtle Island
Hi all, I was recently introduced to the Ojibwe creation story and was fascinated by its contrasts, as well as similarities to the christian creation story. Thus, I thought I would share a little bit about it. The tale is often referred to as "Turtle Island" and consists of a flood that destroys a previous…
Circle of Courage
What is the Circle of Courage? This year, Mr. Lukianchuk will be actively using the Circle of Courage in the classroom. This was a First Nations perspective based on the "Reclaiming Youth" concept...
Métis Storytelling Through Art – Ninja Notes
This is a lesson we’ve done with our students for years partly because it never fails to create stunning artwork and because it’s fun to do. Students always love it. Come check out how we create these stunning pieces of art (which aren’t nearly as difficult as you might think). If you look for them, […]
Wampum Belts 4th Grade
4th graders study Native American history in Social Studies. They also study Pennsylvania history. In art we are learning about the tribe th...