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

An Inuksuk Means Welcome

An inuksuk is a stone landmark that different peoples of the Arctic region build to leave a symbolic message. Inuksuit (the plural of inuksuk) can point the way

A curation of resources by FNESC.  A long document but helpful summaries of literature pertaining to First Peoples.  It is mainly organized by grade so it can be difficult to look for materials based on subject.

A curation of resources by FNESC. A long document but helpful summaries of literature pertaining to First Peoples. It is mainly organized by grade so it can be difficult to look for materials based on subject.


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