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Aboriginal Veterans Day

November 8 is National Aboriginal Veterans Day. We recommend using this comprehensive resource to encourage your secondary school students to explore Aboriginal contributions to Canada's war efforts.

Teacher's Guide: Indigenous Way Heroes

Check out what National Aboriginal Veterans Day looked like in Saskatchewan.

 Indigenous Vetrans, the Indian Act, and the Origins of National Aboriginal Vetrans Day

Article from Active History

Louis Riel Anniversary

November 16 marks the anniversary of Louis Riel's death. 

Go to our METIS perspectives page  for links and resources to enhance your classroom and encourage your students to learn about Riel's contributions and fight for Métis rights in Canada.

 

The Secret Path - Chanie Wenjack and Residential Schools

The release of The Secret Path by Gord Downie and Jeff Lamire has reignited discussion of incorporating Residential School history into classrooms in Canada.

Please check out our recommendations for your classroom under "Teacher Resources" (tab in above menu). Links and resources have been listed here

 

Treaty Recognition Week

November 5-11 , 2017

"Ontario has designated the first week of November as Treaties Recognition Week to promote public education and awareness about treaties and treaty relationships."

Statement from ETFO (Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario).

 

Please check out this great resource for understanding the James Bay Treaty (Treaty No. 9) in Northern Ontario. It includes timelines, maps, photos, and more!

Another resource for teachers looking to incorporate Ontario Treaty history into their classrooms. Click to check out this Treaties in Canada: Education Guide by Historica Canada.

map of Ontario Treaties No. 9 and No. 5 for your classroom.

 

Aboriginal Veterans Day

November 8 is National Aboriginal Veterans Day. We recommend using this comprehensive resource to encourage your secondary school students to explore Aboriginal contributions to Canada's war efforts.

Teacher's Guide: Indigenous Way Heroes

Check out what National Aboriginal Veterans Day looked like in Saskatchewan.

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