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Aboriginal Education


New Kits! 


Aboriginal Working Definitions

There are many terms which Canadians use in referring to Canada’s first people. This has helped create a kind of identity confusion among many. The current acceptable term when referring to Canada’s first people is First Nations

Aboriginal Working Definitions.doc


Teaching and Learning with Aboriginal Content

Some idea and rationale for successfully integrating Aboriginal content.  

Teaching and Learning with Aboriginal Content one page.doc


Raven's Speak - monthly publication/goings on in resources

Raven's Speak Feb 2010.doc


Aboriginal Learning Outcomes K-7.doc


New Resources at the DRC

There is a new bag (kit) in the Aboriginal section at the DRC called More Legends of the Elders.  Call number:  FN 1566 KT. Online: http://media.sd68.bc.ca/display/068?t=25046

Included with that is an Elders Handbook for Teachers, Homeschoolers and Parents...includes crossword puzzles, activity pages, glossary of Terms on First Nations.


Raising the Spirit: the Story of the Carihi Totem Pole  From SD 72 C. 2001  Call Number:  FN 1504-02 Online: http://media.sd68.bc.ca/display/068?t=23976

Intended Grade Level:  Grade 12  Cultural Expressions: Oral Traditions and Literature  Cultural Expressions: Artistic Traditions DVD and Book  extended activities include: Math, Science, Literature, History, Physics, Drama Business Education, Music etc. This is a few years old, but can be easily updated through math and science.



As languages disappear, cultures die. The world becomes inherently a less interesting place, but we also sacrifice raw knowledge and the intellectual achievements of millennia.

Ken Hale




Useful phrases






Hay ch ‘qa!


Thank you.

Hay ce:p ‘qa!

Thank you all.

Namut kwu

You’re welcome.

‘I’ ch ‘uw’ ‘uy’ ‘al’?

(ee-choo whiyal?)

How are you?

‘I cun ‘uw’ ‘uy’ ‘al’.

(eat-sun a whiyal.)

I’m fine.




Learn more Hul'q'umi'num'


Introduction to Hul'q'umi'num'

Voices of the Snuneymuxw First Nation

Hul'q'umi'num" Language

Hul'q'umi'num' Phonics Workbook



Protocols:  Hosting Guest and Elders in Schools and Classrooms


See the suggestions from our District Aboriginal Cultural Coordinator:  Suggestions around Hosting CK.doc


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