First Nations Coloring Book by Dene artist Johnny Marceland is a 52-page colouring book. The artist creates Norval Morrisseau-inspired artworks and designs that reflect the environment and the animals and birds of the northern Saskatchewan landscape. Born at Buffalo Narrows, Marceland is a member of Birch Narrow First Nation. Students are invited to colour the images according to their personal choice. The stylized images drawn with the Woodland x-ray style are ideal for children with fine motor skills.
Honour Drum: Sharing the Beauty of Canada's Indigenous People with Children, Families and Classrooms is written by Nadleh Whut'en First Nation author Cheryl Bear and social-justice worker Tim Huff. Written as a simple rhyming poem for elementary students in primary level grades partnered with teacher notes and suggested activities this book offers parents and teachers the opportunity to introduce children to the First Nations, Inuit and Métis living in Canada.
Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Issues in Canada is designed for all teachers who have First Nations, Inuit or Métis students in their classrooms or are encouraged to infuse Indigenous perspectives into the curriculum. Written by Métis lawyer, scholar and educator Chelsea Vowel, the book tackles terminology; culture and identity; myth-busting; state violence; and land, learning, law and treaties with subtle humour and common sense drawn from 2016 landscape.
Achieving Indigenous Student Success: A Guide for Secondary Classrooms written by Pamela Rose Toulouse, Ph.D., an Anishinabekwe (Ojibwe/Odawa woman) from Sagamok First Nation is a welcome teaching resource just released by Portage and Main publishing. While the author’s primary focus is the needs of Indigenous students, this book is for all teachers of grades 9–12 who are looking for ways to infuse Indigenous worldviews into their courses. Ideas include wise practices such as retention/transition/graduation planning, differentiated instruction, assessment, and equity instruction.
Strength and Struggle: Perspectives from First Nations, Metis and Inuit Peoples in Canada Teacher's Resource is the teaching resource for the student reader, Strength and Struggle, from McGraw-Hill Ryerson's iLit Series. The Teacher’s Resource contains selection support for each piece in the student resource and includes suggestions for Assessment for/of/as Learning; call outs to demonstrate text evidence; as well as, questions and modeled exemplars are provided for the Before/During/After and Beyond questions.
Teacher's Guide for the Series Tales from Big Spirit is designed to help classroom teachers use the graphic novel series, Tales From Big Spirit, by David Alexander Robertson. The guide provides detailed lessons that meet a wide range of language arts and social studies goals, integrate Indigenous perspectives, and make curricular content more accessible to diverse learners. It is organized into three sections.
Culturally Relevant Aboriginal Education is one of the title's in Pearson Education's Teacher Education Series provides teacher candidates and in-service teachers with relevant information to help them integrate First Nations, Métis, and Inuit content, cultural history, and traditions into the classroom, providing students with a broader perspective of Canada and its population.
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Student Success is one of Pearson Education's Teacher Education Series. This volume authored by Deb St. Amant is a practical guide to understanding how the cultures and histories of Aboriginal peoples in Canada affects the learning of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students. It provides teacher candidates and in-service teachers specific strategies and activities to boost Aboriginal student success in the school and the community.
Rabbit and Bear Paws Sacred Seven Reader's Theatre is a 30-page Teacher Resource written by educator Tanya Leary to support Chad Solomon's graphic novel set, Sacred Seven. Each Reader's Theatre supports one of the Seven Grandfather Teachings: Love, Courage, Truth, Wisdom, Humility, Honesty, and Respect. Designed for primary grades one to three each script offers curriculum connections, as well as Differentiated Instruction and Literacy Extensions. The scripts feature the characters from the Sacred Seven series and include Rabbit, Bear Paws, and Strawberry.