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

Seven Sacred Grandfather Teachings. Eagle teaches love. Bear teaches courage. Beaver teaches wisdom. Buffalo teaches respect. Sabe (Sasquatch) teaches honesty. Wolf teaches humility. Turtle teaches truth. From Aboriginal and Tribal Nation News on Facebook

"Seven Sacred Grandfather Teachings" Eagle - Love Bear - Courage Beaver - Wisdom Buffalo - Respect Sabe (Sasquatch) - Honesty Wolf - Humility Turtle -.

First Nations Classroom Activities First Nations stories and activities-awesome!

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada - Ages 4 to 7

The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada. The AFN represents all citizens regardless of age, gender or place of residence.

Assembly of First Nations Logo~ The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada. The AFN represents all citizens regardless of age, gender or place of residence.

This workbook is a snapshot of Native American facts for kids to consider through craft activities and reading.

Native American Culture for Kids

This workbook is a snapshot of Native American facts for kids to consider through craft activities and reading. These pages provide a start to taking a look at cultures, history and even art!

Diane “Honey” Jacobson’s latest book is an important comment about First Nations efforts to save the salmon and her personal youthful journey to find meaning and a sense of place in life. Like the style in her first book My Life in a Kwagu’l Big House, this book is full of action, amazing adventures and fascinating connections between land, water and people. Follow “Honey” through sometimes hilarious and sometimes difficult periods but we always learn a life lesson.

Diane “Honey” Jacobson’s latest book is the First Nations efforts to save the salmon and her personal youthful journey to find meaning and a sense of place in life.

Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, 6) about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada

Beautiful Alphabet Cards for Teaching Upper Elementary (grades about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read Aloud

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All about Canada!

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Today is Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The Anishinaabe Ojibway people teach their children a set of principles known as the Seven Grandfathers.  The story goes that seven grandfathers (spiritual bein…

The Seven Grandfathers

Today is Tuesday, November The Anishinaabe Ojibway people teach their children a set of principles known as the Seven Grandfathers. The story goes that seven grandfathers (spiritual bein…

Learning about First Nations People: A Series.  This lesson and student handout focuses on food.  Check out www.teachingrocks.ca for the complete series, including snowshoes, shelter, and transportation!

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.

First Nations Activities for Kids - Crystal's Tiny Treasures- features sweat lodge for play based learning world

First Nations Activities for Kids

The First Nations people of North America are fascinating and my children are enjoying learning about them through crafts, recipes, and fun activities.

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