Integrating Indigenous Teachings and Values in the Classroom

(see also resources in provincial and territorial curriculum pages)

1  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Education Toolkit The Assembly of First Nations has developed the It’s Our Time First Nations Tool Kit as the basis of a comprehensive strategy to reach out to First Nations students, teachers, schools, communities and the Canadian public at large. The resource is designed to bring together First Nations and non-First Nations people and foster a spirit of cooperation, understanding, and action. 

2  Walking Together: First Nations, Métis and Inuit Perspectives in Curriculum was designed to show the holistic nature of First Nations, Métis and Inuit ways of knowing; provide an opportunity to share perspectives on topics raised in consultations with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities; and demonstrate First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives in teaching and learning experiences.

3  Deepening Knowledge: Resources For and About Aboriginal Education

4  Four Directions Teachings an audio narrated resource for learning about Indigenous knowledge and philosophy from five diverse First Nations in CanadaFour Directions Teachings

5  Aboriginal Perspectives Teaching Resources and Strategies for Elementary and Secondary Classrooms

6  Aboriginal Perspectives Resource Book List K-8  (Goodminds)

7  The Learning Circle Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada