A multi-media teaching unit that promotes a renewed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canadians, through transformative multi-media learning. This educational initiative, developed for secondary, post-secondary and the workplace incorporates teacher guides, slideshows, videos and films along with engaging online portals.
Includes access to a 10th grade module in French / Français.
Books About Residential Schools for Kids
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Margaret's years at school have changed her. Now ten years old, she has forgotten her language and the skills to hunt and fish. She can't even stomach her mother's food. Her only comfort is in the books she learned to read at school. Gradually, Margaret relearns the words and ways of her people.
A Stranger at Home by Christy Jordan-Fenton; Margaret Pokiak-Fenton; Liz Amini-Holmes (Illustrator)
Call Number: Curriculum E 96.5 J652 2011
The powerful memoir of an Inuvialuit girl searching for her true self when she returns from residential school.
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
Saul Indian Horse is dying. Tucked away in a hospice high above the clash and clang of a big city, he embarks on a marvellous journey of imagination back through the life he led as a northern Ojibway, with all its sorrows and joys.