Tag Archives: Curriculum

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness

“Aboriginal Cultural Awareness” is a public education initiative, developed by the Indigenous Leadership Development Institute (Winnipeg) and Millbrook Technologies.  It is endorsed by the Assembly of First Nations.

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B.C. Treaty Commission

The B.C. Treaty Commission is “the independent body responsible for facilitating treaty negotiations among the governments of Canada, British Columbia and First Nations in B.C. The Treaty Commission and the treaty process were established in 1992 by agreement among Canada, B.C. … Continue reading

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The Law Project

The Law Project is an interactive website designed to get users thinking critically about legal, human rights, and social justice issues. It is an online teaching resource that contains seven different themed modules: First Nations, Residential Schools, Women & Children, Youth, … Continue reading

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Province of Ontario: Aboriginal Education Strategy

The Province of Ontario’s Aboriginal Education Strategy is embodied in the 2007 Ontario First Nation, Metis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework. Its two main underlying goals are to improve Aboriginal educational achievement in Ontario, closing the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project (ACIP)

In honor of the 2008 North American Indigenous Games held in Cowichan Valley, British Columbia, the Ministry of Education and the Cowinchan Valley School District (District No. 79) partnered together to create the Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project (ACIP). The ACIP resulted in … Continue reading

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Learning First Peoples Classroom Resources

The Learning First Peoples Initiative is a joint venture of the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) and the First Nations Schools Association (FNSA), with the support of the British Columbia Ministry of Education, and was borne out of the First … Continue reading

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British Columbia: Residential Schools and Reconciliation Workshops

This initiative was created by the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC), an organization committed to improving First Nations education in British Columbia, and the First Nations Schools Association (FNSA), a non-profit organization serving the First Nations community schools of … Continue reading

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Yukon: First Nations Programs and Partnerships (FNPP)

This initiative was created in 2006 by the Yukon Department of Education. The FNPP’s actions are premised upon the goal of building relationships between public schools and First Nations communities, increasing the presence of First Nations perspectives in schools, improving … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia: Council on Mi’kmaq Education (CME)

The mission of the CME is “[t]o provide guidance and advice to the Minister of Education on the development, implementation and funding of all educational programs and services which impact on the educational concerns of Mi’kmaq people in Nova Scotia.” It … Continue reading

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Northwest Territories: Elders in Schools Program

The “Elders in Schools” program was launched during the 2013/2014 school year by the Northwest Territories’ Department of Education, Culture and Employment. The program is a way of honouring the vital role played by Elders in the school system and … Continue reading

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