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

Beautiful Alphabet Cards for Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, 6) about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read Aloud

Respecting First Nations, Metis and Inuit Cultures in the Classroom

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

Indian Crafts to Make

48 Excellent Native American Crafts to Make

How to Make a Felt Teepee - I created three felt teepees for my children to play with in their Native American themed small worlds for our unit study. They are easy to make and are a great addition to small world play!

Webster's Dictionary defines a totem as: "A natural object, usually an animal that serves as a distinctive, often venerated emblem or symbol, usually a means of personal or spiritual identity."

Webster's Dictionary defines a totem as: "A natural object, usually an animal that serves as a distinctive, often venerated emblem or symbol, usually a means of personal or spiritual identity.

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Draw Haida Art

How to Draw Haida Art. Haida Art is one of the greatest art traditions in the world. This article will show you how to draw a salmon, which according to tradition symbolizes determination.

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.

All Things Beautiful: Native Americans This book reminds me of my childhood.

Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest: Gerald McDermott: 9780152024499

Beautiful Alphabet Cards for Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, 6) about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read Aloud

Respecting First Nations, Metis and Inuit Cultures in the Classroom

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

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Draw Haida Art

How to Draw Haida Art. Haida Art is one of the greatest art traditions in the world. This article will show you how to draw a salmon, which according to tradition symbolizes determination.

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