Resources for the Classroom

for Indigenization

This section includes resources (lesson plans, curriculum, readings, videos, podcasts, etc.) to use in class.

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. (2021). https://www.aptn.ca/

Acosta, J. (2019). Canada’s indigenous peoples. Best of the Reader.
http://www.bestofthereader.ca/Ebooks/Canada’s_Indigenous%20Peoples-print.pdf

Alberta Education (2003–2020). Walking together: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Perspectives in Curriculum.
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/aswt/

Apple Podcasts. (2017–2020). The henceforward [Audio podcast playlist].
https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-henceforward/id1132743792?mt=2

Calgary Foundation. (2019). Treaty 7 Indigenous ally toolkit.
https://calgaryfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/Ally-Toolkit-web.pdf

Calgary Foundation. (2021). Land acknowledgment.
https://calgaryfoundation.org/about-us/reconciliation/land-acknowledgement/

Canadian Museum for Human Rights. (2021). The Spirit Panel Project.
https://spiritpanels.humanrights.ca/explore

Canadian Museum for Human Rights. (n.d.). Stories.
https://humanrights.ca/stories

CBC. (2017, December 18). Namwayut: We are all one. Truth and reconciliation in Canada  Canada is… [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zuRQmwaREY

CBC Docs. (2020, February 20). Canadians have been breaking their promises to Indigenous people [Video]. YouTube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUHnKUaDYjs

CBC Firsthand. (n.d.). 8th fire: Wab’s walk through history [Video]. Behind the Lens Blog.
https://www.cbc.ca/firsthand/blog/8th-fire-wabs-walk-through-history

CBC Kids News. (2019, March 26). The word indigenous – explained [Video]. YouTube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CISeEFTsgDA

CBC News. (2017). I am Indigenous.
https://www.cbc.ca/news2/interactives/i-am-indigenous-2017/

CBC News: The National. (2015, June 2). Stolen children: Residential School survivors speak out [Video]. YouTube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdR9HcmiXLA&feature=emb_title

CBC News: The National. (2015, December 15). Truth and Reconciliation Commission final report [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKKLgwlosaw

Centre de Santé Inuulitisivik. (2011–2019). Northern life and Inuit culture.
https://www.inuulitsivik.ca/northern-life-and-inuit-culture/who-are-the-inuits/?lang=en

First Nations and Indigenous Studies UBC. (2009). Indigenous foundations.
https://indigenousfoundations.arts.ubc.ca/home/

Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research. (n.d.). Virtual museum of Métis history and culture. http://www.metismuseum.ca/

Government of Canada. (n.d.). First Nations profiles interactive map. https://geo.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/cippn-fnpim/index-eng.html

King, T. (2007). I’m not the Indian you had in mind [Video]. National Screen Institute. https://nsi-canada.ca/2012/03/im-not-the-indian-you-had-in-mind/

LISTN (June 30, 2016). First Peoples: Learning materials for newcomers. https://listn.tutela.ca/resources/resources-for-teachers/listn-resources/first-peoples-learning-materials-for-newcomers.html

Live&Learn: An online community for new Manitobans. (2016, February 9). Facts about Indigenous culture and history you should know. https://livelearn.ca/article/living-in-manitoba/facts-about-aboriginal-culture-and-history-you-should-know/?clb-version=clb5plus

National Film Board Canada. (2021). https://www.nfb.ca/films/

NorQuest LT. (2019, September 3). Rural Routes: Elders speak: Body, mind & spirit [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FcUvMlYEz0

NorQuest LT. (2019, September 3). Rural Routes: Elders speak: Barriers [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHz_Vd0Rvd8

NorQuest LT. (2019, September 3). Rural Routes: Elders speak: Identity [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_yslXhG11A

NorQuest LT. (2019, September 3). Rural Routes: Elders speak: With respect [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wKfovQy8mQ

NorQuest LT. (2019, September 3). Rural Routes: Elders speak: Residential schools [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y910CuZCS7A

Poitras-Pratt, Y., & Danyluk, P. (n.d.) A model of Reconcili-action. [Video]. Academica. https://www.academia.edu/video/lmMBZl

Prete, T. (2021, January 23). We are Niitsitapi (the Real People): Surviving colonization – research summary [Video]. YouTube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLGCqTgdX70

TED. (n.d.). Indigenous peoples: A collection of TED talks (and more) on the topic of Indigenous peoples [Video playlist]. https://www.ted.com/topics/indigenous+peoples

TVO Docs. (2019, April 2). What non-Indigenous Canadians need to know [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1E-3Hb1-WA

The Fifth Estate. (2019, March 3). Crimes against children at residential school: The truth about St. Anne’s [Video]. YouTube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep7AW2K4Xww

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES Learn). (2020). Indigenous voices in the classroom: CLB 4 classroom guide.
https://www.immigrant-education.ca/CIESLearn/course/view.php?id=10

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES Learn). (2021). Canadian Indigenous culture: CLB 2. https://www.immigrant-education.ca/CIESLearn/course/index.php

United Nations. (2018). United Nations declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples. https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2018/11/UNDRIP_E_web.pdf

WE. (2015). WE learn together: A resource guide for bringing Canadian Indigenous culture into the classroom.
https://cdn.we.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/INDIGENOUS_Guide_20161018_FINAL_V4_Nov_15_WEB.pdf?_ga=2.251501446.1614365090.1510773933-449789498.1510773933

Wells, R., & Sanfilippo, J. (2016, October 25). Wawahte: Stories of Residential School survivors [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGrJNUCQ-r4

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