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Wendy Orchard Aboriginal Curriculum Coordinator Rainy River District School Board (807) 274-9855 ext. 5018

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1 Wendy Orchard Aboriginal Curriculum Coordinator Rainy River District School Board (807) ext

2 Aboriginal Perspectives Embedding local First Nation histories, teachings and traditions into the curriculum

3 Aboriginal resources to enhance and support the curriculum

4 Guided Reading

5 Teacher Resources

6 Develop the teaching strategies of the Teacher’s Toolkit to reflect our local First Nation communities Grade 3 – Heritage and Citizenship What Settlers Learned from Aboriginal People – Food Preservation Students research how food was preserved and stored by early settlers and Aboriginal people, and share the information in a feature article for a children’s magazine. Grade 7 – Language Aboriginal Poetry - Albert Hunter Students examine a poem written by an Aboriginal poet and prepare and deliver an oral presentation of the poem.

7 Seven Sacred Teachings… Developed by Aboriginal Histories Working Group: Mike Jones, Pam King, Brad Oster, Doreen Skinnaway, Sadie Windigo, and Pete Lebel utilizing David Bouchard’s book

8 Aboriginal Perspectives Navajo Code Talkers by Joseph Bruchac Grades 7/8 classes from Riverview, Mine Centre and Crossroads connect through Linoit.com

9 Other goals… Community Connection Activities Website Development Sunset Country Metis School Resource


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