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Residential Schools - Aboriginal History Curriculum support - Interactive sites

Aboriginal Perspectives

The Aboriginal Perspectives web site contains information that will aid teachers in including Aboriginal perspectives in their lessons.

Walking together: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit perspectives in curriculum.

This cross-curricular resource provides historically accurate and culturally authentic information about Alberta’s First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Peoples and communities. K to grade 12.

Legacy of Hope Foundation - 100 years of loss

In 2010-2011 the Legacy of Hope Foundation began developing an educational program targeted to Canadian youth aged 11 to 18.  This program is designed to support educators and administrators in raising awareness and teaching about the history and legacy of residential schools, effectively providing practical tools that can be implemented in the classrooms.

Books to Build On: Indigenous Literatures for Learning

An interactive web resource that is designed to assist educators with weaving Indigenous ways of knowing, being, and doing into their teaching and learning, starting with story. Responding to the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and to current provincial professional standards for education, this resource is intended to help teachers build foundational knowledge and competencies in Indigenous education.

Healing Conversations: A Learning Journey from the Heart

This resource is from the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).

To support ETFO members in integrating First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) perspectives, worldviews and content into their learning and instructional practices, ETFO works with its members, allies and Indigenous Peoples and/or organizations to develop authentic and relevant resources and professional learning opportunities.


More resources for teaching & education

Lesson Planning - How to integrate Indigenous content into school curriculum

These documents are available in the Northern Studies Resource Centre collections, as well as electronically online. Many of these resources and others, are also available in the Education Library, Bora Laskin building.

Indigenous perspective - Videos