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

Legend has it that the Native American Indians danced and rejoiced when the rains came. Their tears of joy mixed with the rain and seeped into Mother Earth to become SkyStone Turquoise. http://bit.ly/SwgGgT

Legend has it that the Native American Indians danced and rejoiced when the rains came. Their tears of joy mixed with the rain and seeped into Mother Earth to become Sky Stone Turquoise

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How to Plan Your Own History Curriculum

Canadian First Nations classroom activities "The Learning Circle" (ages 4-7)

The Learning Circle has been produced to help meet Canadian educators' growing need for elementary-level learning exercises on First Nations. It is the first in a series of four classroom guides on First Nations in Canada.

Aboriginals in Canada

Statistics Canada’s National Household Survey shows that people had an Aboriginal identity in Projections show that the Aboriginal identity population in Canada could be million.

Learning about the First Nations People : Food

We have been posting a few lessons over the past couple of months and are now on post 6 of 'Learning about First Nations People'. Just last week we posted Lesson Transportation. This week we are adding Lesson Religious Beliefs.

This article concerns the “traditional” gender roles of some of the Native American, Canadian First Nation and Aboriginal peoples, and the Indigenous peoples of North America. The roles vary greatly from region to region and from tribe to tribe. http://bit.ly/TYqm0S

This article concerns the “traditional” gender roles of some of the Native American, Canadian First Nation and Aboriginal peoples, and the Indigenous peoples of North America. The roles vary greatly.

In cooperation with Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada chose June 21st for National Aboriginal Day because it is also the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. For generations, many Aboriginal peoples have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near this day. The Canadian Constitution recognizes three groups of Aboriginal peoples: First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

In cooperation with Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada chose…

The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, written by Diane Silvey and illustrated by John Mantha

First Nations in Canada

First Nations in Canada (Government of Canada site)- provides background information for educators spanning from Pre-Contact to present day.

GRADE 5 SOCIAL STUDIES, STRAND A:  Heritage and Identity: First Nations and Europeans in New France and Early Canada  ▶ Québec History 2 - 1608 Samuel de Champlain - YouTube (**the word “Indian” is used in historical reference, students will need to understand appropriate terminology used today). Video about Champlain's travels and life. Contains lots of terminology used in the classroom, and shows the geographical placement.

Québec History 2 - 1608 Samuel de Champlain (This is really good. Puts you right there at the beginning of Champlain's Québec) When you think of how brave and intrepid these early explorers of our country were, it just makes one amazed (and very proud).

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