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Godlewska, Anne; Rose, John; Schaefli, Laura; Freake, Sheila; Massey, Jennifer – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
This article responds to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Canada's 2015 call for the education of Canadians about "residential schools, treaties, and Aboriginal peoples' historical and contemporary contributions to Canada." It is an analysis of the Canadian and world studies curricula and texts in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1 of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Indigenous Populations, Curriculum
Goulet, Linda M.; Goulet, Keith N. – University of British Columbia Press, 2014
In recent decades, educators have been seeking ways to improve outcomes for Indigenous students. Yet most Indigenous education at the K-12 level still takes place within a theoretical framework based in Eurocentric thought. "In Teaching Each Other," Linda Goulet and Keith Goulet provide an alternative framework for teachers working with…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Cultural Influences
Crowchief-McHugh, Daphne; Yellowhorne-Breaker, Kathy; Weasel Fat-White, Freda – 2000
To develop this handbook, three Aboriginal teachers gathered extensive data through workshops; questionnaires; and research with Elders, Aboriginal parents, teachers, advocates, and others who work first-hand with children with special needs. The handbook opens by presenting the traditional Aboriginal perspective on disabled children--that they…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
Farrell-Racette, Sherry; Goulet, Linda; Pelletier, Joanne; Shmon, Karon – 1996
This document, the fifth in a series on diversity in the classroom, supports Canadian teachers of First Nations and Metis students. Section 1, "Introduction," provides a history of First Nations and Metis education and introduces the document. Section 2, "People of Many Nations," discusses environmental and linguistic…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Culturally Relevant Education
Calgary Roman Catholic Separate School District, Alberta (Canada). – 1996
Nanagusja is a Tsuut'ina (Sarcee) language development program designed to complement the Tsuut'ina community's endeavors to revive and maintain the Tsuut'ina language. It is also anticipated that Nanagusja will have a positive effect on the affective, cognitive, and psychomotor development of the Tsuut'ina youth who are exposed to this resource.…
Descriptors: Athapascan Languages, Canada Natives, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Maintenance
Campbell, Mary Ellen – 1991
This paper proposes teaching strategies that promote positive interactions and scholastic success among Native American students. It is written from the perspective of a non-Native educator who has taught on reservations and at a federal boarding school. While the strategies are geared to the teaching of Native students, the underlying principles…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Beliefs, Canada Natives, Educational Philosophy
Benyk, Pearl, Ed. – 1987
This booklet provides reference materials for teachers of social studies in the Northwest Territories (Canada). The information was gathered during workshops attended by elders, community representatives, and teachers from the region. A section on the environment describes the geography of the area around Fort McPherson on the McKenzie River and…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, Canada Natives, Community Characteristics
Benyk, Pearl, Ed. – 1986
This booklet provides reference materials for teachers of social studies in the Northwest Territories (Canada). The information was gathered during workshops attended by elders, community representatives, and teachers from the region. A geography section describes the location of Pangnirtung on Baffin Island and the geology, climate, vegetation,…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Community Characteristics, Community Services, Community Study
Cardwell, Guyneth, Ed.; And Others – 1990
Annual workshops for the development of a Native American cultural curriculum bring together educators and advocates of Native cultural education from across the United States and Canada. As a product of the July 1990 workshop held in Juneau, this booklet contains lesson plans for teachers of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Canadian Native…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians
Grant, Agnes – 1991
This paper reviews Native American materials on current Canadian textbook lists and discusses a new anthology of works by and about Canada Natives. The "Circle Program," a kit of story books and English-as-a-Second-Language instructional materials for Native children in grades K-3, is recommended for children of all cultures and…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Literature, American Indians, Anthologies
Parsons, Jim, Ed.; And Others – 1983
The many ways social studies is taught and learned in elementary and secondary schools across Canada are examined. There are five parts. Part 1, "The Nature of the Social Studies," discusses what social studies is, describes the educational history of Canadian social studies, and examines the need and techniques for implementing a global…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Child Development, Comparative Education, Concept Teaching
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McMurtry, John – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Asserts that contemporary history and historiography is "official" history that ignores the daily struggles of people for their continued survival. Argues that, while public illiteracy has nearly disappeared, individuals are ignorant of the wealth of primary-source materials of other cultures' histories. (CFR)
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Cultural Differences, Cultural Images, Elementary Secondary Education
Grant, Agnes – 1986
Including Native literature in school curricula is an important way of enhancing the Native student's self-concept and providing accurate Native cultural knowledge to Native and non-Native students alike. Nevertheless, Canadian school literature programs generally contain neither contemporary nor traditional Native literature. Some programs…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Literature, American Indian Studies
Council for Yukon Indians, Whitehorse (Yukon). Curriculum Development Program. – 1986
This booklet was designed as a source of information for teachers seeking a deeper understanding of Native American children and who want to take advantage of opportunities offered by a cross-cultural classroom. The first section is a collection of 13 articles from a wide variety of sources on various aspects of cross-cultural education. Each…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Studies
Candline, Mary – 1992
This language arts curriculum developed for Native American students in Manitoba (Canada) consists of a teachers' guide, a student guide, and a research unit. The curriculum includes reading selections and learning activities appropriate for the different reading levels of both upper elementary and secondary students. The purpose of the unit is…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Biographies, Canada Natives, Canadian Studies
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