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First Nations, Métis and Inuit K-12 Resources: Kits & Posters

This guide is for K-12 teachers integrating FNMI knowledge and perspectives into various subjects, as well those teaching Native Studies.

Turtle Island Conservation

This kit is made up of resources developed by Toronto Zoo's Turtle Island Conservation. From their website:

http://www.torontozoo.com/conservation/tic.asp

"Toronto Zoo's Turtle Island Conservation programme (TIC) respectfully shares the hopes and goals of First Nation partners in our committment to the preservation of biodiversity. TIC partners with First Nation communities to preserve community knowledge and significant natural and cultural landscapes." --Introduction

Curriculum-Based Educational Bundle & Ways of Knowing

The kit contains print copies of these resources. PDF copies are available online from the TIC website. 

Curriculum-Based Activities Guide
[PDF]

Walking with Miskwaadesi
[PDF]

Walking with A'no:wara
[PDF]

The Ways of Knowing Guide: Earth's Teachings
[PDF]

Species Identifier Guides, Posters & CDs

  

Identifier guides and CDs are available in English, Mohawk, and Ojibway. 

  • Species Identifier Guides: Turtles, Snakes, Frogs, Toads, Salamanders, etc. 
  • Turtles of Ontario: A Stewardship Guide
  • Ontario Frog and Toad Calls CD

Puppets

The puppets in this kit were produced by Native Northwest.

Hunter the Bear, designed by Haida artist Corey Bulpitt, Vancouver B.C. Shelly the Turtle, designed by Tsimshian artist Terry Starr Tricky the Raven, designed by Coast Salish artist Doug LaFortune from Victoria, B.C. Joy the Hummingbird designed by Haida artist Roger Smith, from Haida Gwaii, B.C.

Posters

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  • Art Print: The Land (Landrights) by Norval Morrisseau
  • Map: First Nations - First Nations Communities in Ontario