One of the earliest photos showing a Native American with a wolf - unlike the myths created about wolves by settlers, Indians maintained a close and respectful relationship with wolves.

One of the earliest photos showing a Native American with A tipi (also tepee and teepee) and a wolf - unlike the myths created about wolves by settlers, some Indians maintained a respectful relationship with wolves.

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

Native American Crafts: Tlingit and Haida Art.  Paper Piecing art project for kids:

Tlingit Art Project -

First Nation

Things I Like – First Nation’s Art

A free printable booklet of my favorite Raven legend, How Raven Stole The Sun, for kids to illustrate.

How Raven Stole The Sun - A Native American Raven Legend

Aboriginal/Native American inspired art - grade 6, Ontario social studies link

Since we& been studying Canada& first nations in social studies, I wanted to do an art project based on aboriginal art.

northwest indian. based on the book Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott.

My Adventures In Positive Space: Raven Collages The Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott

The Seven Grandfather or Sacred Teachings shared by many First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

Seven Sacred Teachings - great insights from a Calgary Aboriginal culture-focused school about why each of these teachings is important.

Great resources on this website to integrate Aboriginal perspectives into Canadian curriculums.

Faculty of Education - Resources - Aboriginal Educational Resources - Aboriginal Lesson Plans/ Activities

Native children were sent to residential boarding schools, like this one in Fort Resolution, N.W.T., in late 19th and early 20th centuries. Early versions of the Indian Act were clearly designed to assimilate First Nations people. (Library and Archives Canada/PA-042133)

Background: The Indian Act

CBC News answers frequently asked questions about residential school abuse and the federal compensation package.

Students pose for photo outside Metlakatla Indian Residential School in Metlakatla, B.C. Commission. HANDOUT/Truth and Reconciliation

At least 4,000 aboriginal children died in residential schools, commission finds

An undated photos of aboriginal students attending the Metlakatla, B. Residential Schools: Promises Of Reconciliation Saved In Bentwood Box

Residential school students at Fort George cemetery, November 3, 1946. HANDOUT: Truth and Reconciliation Commission. HANDOUT/Truth and Reconciliation Commission

At least 4,000 aboriginal children died in residential schools, commission finds

Residential school students at Fort George cemetery, November HANDOUT: Truth and Reconciliation Commission. HANDOUT/Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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