Sponsored by the Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative (MAEI).
From the website: "This website allows educators, researchers and others to learn from the experiences of others about strategies described elsewhere that have been found to be successful in enhancing learning opportunities and improving educational success for Aboriginal students.
From the website: “Fourdirectionsteachings.com is a visually stunning audio narrated resource for learning about Indigenous knowledge and philosophy from five diverse First Nations in Canada.”
This is a beautiful, new website with Elder teachings, interdisciplinary lesson plans, and video clips. Clearly explains diverse Aboriginal worldviews. Especially recommended are the tribe-specific lesson plans which are sorted by grade level and subject. All is told from a First Nations perspective.”
Curated by Babe Santucci.
From the website: "This livebook is intended to provide policy documents and a wealth of resources for teachers to support the needs of Aboriginal students and to create awareness for non-Aboriginal students in Ontario."
This site is based out of Ontario, and has a whole section on educational resources (for a cost). For a fee, they will host cultural workshops on a variety of topics. The cultural centre is located in M"Chigeeng, Ontario, and is open to the public for a fee.
Aboriginal Perspectives - A Guide to The Teacher's Toolkit:Teaching Resources and Strategies for Elementary and Secondary Classrooms is a 12 page toolkit which provides information and teaching strategies to address Aboriginal topics.”
From the website: “The Aboriginal Education Centre is home to the School District #34 (Abbotsford) Aboriginal Education Program. We are dedicated to providing support for Aboriginal students from kindergarten to grade 12.”
The Aboriginal Education Centre in Abbortsford B.C. provides resources to its schools. You can order resources from them on the cultural practices and history of BC First Nations.
From the website: “Educational Resources for Native American Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Aboriginal Studies. View our on-line catalogue of Aboriginal and Native American Educational Resources for schools, libraries, and the general public, for grades K to Post Secondary.”
A collection of Aboriginal Web Resources Links that includes "a list, by category, of some Aboriginal web resource links that you may find useful for a variety of purposes.” Resources are listed by subject matter.
Brandon University’s curriculum Aboriginal curriculum database. This is a direct link to the Advanced Search where you can search appropriate resources by Grade Level, Subject Area, Theme, and Author Ethnicity.
Available resources for Grades 3 to 5 and 6 to 8. The NAN site itself is full of information about communities in Northern Ontario.
School boards in South Western Ontario have put together this great page on Aboriginal resources for elementary education.
A helpful blog by one teacher who is in the process of educating her students about Aboriginal culture. Includes lesson plans, reflections on classroom feedback and resource recommendations.
Links to literacy resources geared towards a First Nations audience. Resources on suicide, spirituality, other pertinent topics to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth. Many are FREE. Both student guides and teacher resources available.
From the website: "Our Goal: To make Western science and engineering accessible to Aboriginal students in ways that nurture their own cultural identities; that is, so students are not expected to set aside their culture's view of the material world when they study science at school."
The Canadian Museum of Civilization presents an extraordinary resource documenting the histories and cultures of the Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.
Explore a selection of material drawn from the Museum's artifact and archival collections. Historical and contemporary objects, images, and documents vividly express the cultural diversity as well as the creativity, resourcefulness, and endurance of this country's First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples.
Material and links will continue to be added in order to expand the web experience. Images of objects and documents considered private or sacred are not included.
The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre services First Nations
From the Alaska Native Knowledge Network: "The curriculum resources included here have been selected to illustrate ways in which Indigenous and Western knowledge systems can be brought to bear in schools through a balanced, comprehensive and culturally-aligned curriculum framework adaptable to local circumstances."