The Deepening Knowledge Project seeks to infuse Aboriginal peoples' histories, knowledges and pedagogies into all levels of education in Canada. The project is a part of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, which is located on the territories of Anishinaabe and Onkwehonwe peoples.
This is APTN's portal: "... Digital Drum allows people to explore, discover and share original digital media content. Digital Drum is an online gathering place for the young Aboriginal person, a place to inspire one another, instill pride and express identity. Digital Drum is a place for cultural evolution" (from website).
Traditional teachings from the M'ikmaq, Mohawk, Ojibwe, Cree and Blackfoot people are presented through storytelling and accompanying graphics. Teaching resources are provided for each set of teachings.
This website and its many resources are aimed at supporting FNMI students in their educational, career and life endeavours. The Transitions portal website and resources are designed to be used by Education Counsellors, Students, Parents/Guardians, Other Professionals and Communities. It covers strategies (with resources) that are appropriate to each audience in the following transitional areas: preschool to elementary, elementary to secondary, secondary to post-secondary, post-secondary to post-secondary, school to work and school to home. (from website)
These sample lesson plans support Education for Reconciliation through the inclusion of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit perspectives; treaty education; and residential schools’ experiences, with learning outcomes identified in the current Alberta programs of study.
Susan Dion gives a straightforward account of the historical perspective educators need to think about as they work collaboratively to support Aboriginal education. She speaks of the need to be co-learners who approach their participation from a position of respect for Aboriginal world views.
Sponsored by the Martin Family Initiative, this repository represents the best practices and lesson plans from across Canada. "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 Indigenous students" (from website).