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Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

On June 21st, celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis!

The EdCan Network invites you to discover good practices, exemplary school programs and practical ideas for educators seeking to work towards truth and reconciliation in their schools and classrooms.

Add these books and magazine articles to your summer reading list and boost your knowledge before the next school year!

Articles for Educators

Carrying the Fire

A youth talking circle on truth and reconciliation in our schools

The Red Worn Runners

Intentional conversations with Indigenous youth

“First, We’re a School”

Teachers and school leaders play a key role in reconciliation, but policy makers must resource schools for equity of opportunity and success

Articles for Teachers, Teachers candidates and Principals

Truth and Reconciliation in YOUR Classroom

How to get started, and who can help

Our Journey Into Reconciliation

A Project of Heart at Stavely Elementary School

Books and Resources

Suggested Indigenous Books By Grade

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from Truth and Reconciliation, K-12Becoming a teacher ally

Report for non-indigenous educators in urban high schools

A guide on how urban high schools can raise Indigenous graduation rates

Reconciliation in Action: Creating a Learning Community for Indigenous Student Success

This step-by-step report can be used to create your own unique program in consultation and collaboration with local Indigenous communities.

Read the report

PRACTICAL HOW-TO VIDEOS FOR TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS

We’ve also put together a series of student and educator video testimonials demonstrating how “culture is medicine” that gives students a sense of pride and a will to succeed.

TACKLING SCHOOL DROPOUT, PURSUING RECONCILIATION: WHY WE SHOULD TEACH AND CELEBRATE INDIGENOUS CULTURES AND KNOWLEDGE IN SCHOOLS

RECONCILING BROKEN PROMISES: ADVICE ON BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS WITH INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

CULTURE IS MEDICINE: CONFRONTING STEREOTYPES ON FIRST NATIONS PEOPLES

Articles for Faculty researchers, ministries of education and Superintendents

Reconciliation and Education

Where are we at in Nunavik?

The Best of Both Worlds

Bringing Mi’kmaw Knowledge and Western curriculum together

 

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