Tag: literacy


Storytelling– Oposenta (Walter Paul), from Sitansisk (St. Mary’s First Nation) Whenever storytelling happens, the storyteller feels a personal connection and a tribal kinship with those who

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Independent Reading

“Students need to spend a concentrated amount of time actually reading, at school and at home. They need to read books that they can read,

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Creation Stories

Creation Stories– Oposenta (Walter Paul) from  Sitansisk (St. Mary’s First Nation).  A storyteller shares a creation story to help explain to the listeners about their role

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#Not Your Princess

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Marybeth Leatherdale  Published in 2017 by Annick Press In her Foreword to #NotYourPrincess, editor

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A Day with Yayah

Written by Nicola I. Campbell and Illustrated by Julie Flett Published November 2017 by Tradewind Books (Links to an external site.)   In A Day with Yayah, Nicola

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Background Knowledge

Educators who would like to know more about Indigenous cultures in Canada can start with these sources.  Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada  http://www.trc.ca/websites/trcinstitution/index.php?p=3 (Links to

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Birdsong Written by Julie Flett  Published in 2019 by Greystone Books (Links to an external site.)    In the spring, Katherena and her mother leave their home in a city

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