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Education - Lesson Plans

The templates and samples included in this guide are intended as examples for our teacher candidates. They do not represent a mandatory format endorsed by UVic Education or the Curriculum Library, nor are they representative of the BC Ministry of Educatio

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Select books on aboriginal education issues from the library collection.

Titles from Theytus Books , "a First Nations-owned and operated and a leading North American publisher of indigenous voices."

Ministry Documents

BC Ministry of Education's Shared Learning: Integrating Aboriginal Content K-10 includes a list of learning resources (Appendix H) recommended for use in the schools.

Aboriginal Worldviews and Perspectives in the Classroom: Moving Forward - this guide can help all teachers incorporate First Peoples Principles of Learning into the classroom and provides a model of authentic inclusion. 


Useful Databases

Aboriginal Multi-Media Society (AMMSA) includes fulltext articles from Aboriginal newspapers such as Windspeaker, Raven's Eye, and other titles.

Other resources include:

Lesson Plans

A selection of lesson plan web pages with First Nations focus:

Web Sites


Art, Music, Stories


Education Focused

Residential School

  • Where are the Children? A multimedia website about residential schools, produced by the Legacy of Hope Foundation, the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and Library & Archives Canada.


  • Research & Statistics (INAC)  This website is in the process of being transferred to Indigenous Services Canada responsibility 
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