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Teacher.org Environmental Lesson Plans

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This day and age, it seems as though more and more children are disconnected from nature. However, our future leaders need to be equipped for tomorrow's challenges. As teachers, it is important that we prepare our children for the future...

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Going Green Begins in the Classroom

To Become a Teacher

As any educator knows, a classroom is a powerful resource. In a strong class setting, students learn howto recognize, address and adopt the kinds of change that can positively affect their lives, communitiesand the rest of the world. As a...

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Operation Water Spirit

Operation Water Spirit

Safe Drinking Water Foundation

Operation Water Spirit reinforces Aboriginal culture and perspectives regarding water for Aboriginal students while at the same time providing an Aboriginal perspective to non-Aboriginal students about water issues.

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Storytelling From the Land

Storytelling From the Land

The Prairie Learning Centre

Together with Lyndon Tootoosis, a First Nations Storyteller, students will explore the story of the prairie landscape. Hike across the native prairie landscape to discover ancient tipi rings and other evidence of the first people on...

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Protecting our World Strategy: A First Nations Environmental Protection Framework

Protecting our World Strategy: A First Nations Environmental Protection Framework

Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations
Conservation, First Nations, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 7, Native Studies 10, Environmental Science 20

First Nation people have a long and intimate history with their traditional homelands and possess traditional beliefs and have cultures that are centered on their interconnectedness with the land and the Creator. The FSIN wishes to...

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Lands and Resources Secretariet

Lands and Resources Secretariet

Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations

?The First Nations in Saskatchewan, through their inherent and Treaty rights, will establish jurisdiction over the natural resources in their reserves and traditional territories and will ensure effective stewardship and...

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A Beautiful World

A Beautiful World

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Cree Elder George Brertton takes us to a lake near his home and reflects on the changes he has seen in his lifetime. Deeply passionate about respecting all of creation, George has a serious message for us all. Please note: This is an Alberta...

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The H Factor

The H Factor

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Len Benson is a traditional Cree man who grew up on the land near Lac La Biche, Alberta. He has seen changes to the water, plants and animals as industrial development has increased. Len wonders if human beings really understand the impact we...

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Wetland Odyssey

Wetland Odyssey

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Can you recognize common plants, animals and insects found in wetlands? See for yourself and take this fun quiz as you go on a Wetland Odyssey! Please note: This is an Alberta resource, but could be useful for Saskatchewan educators. 

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Two Sciences

Two Sciences

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Witness a discussion about wetlands by Wetland Ecologist Dr. Suzanne Bayley and traditional Cree man Len Benson. Suzanne and Len discuss the difference between western science and Aboriginal science and the benefits of bringing them...

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My Rubber Boots

My Rubber Boots

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Dr. Suzanne Bayley is a world renowned Wetlands Ecologist. She has spent her life studying wetlands to preserve the water, plants, animals and birds that depend on a healthy ecosystem. Join Suzanne as she wades into one of Alberta's many...

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Tea of Life

Tea of Life

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Dene Artist Roy Salopree knows about a secret place. It is a water hole in the muskeg, surrounded by spruce trees. The muskeg water he collects from the hole is made into tea and used as medicine for his family and friends. Please note: This is...

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Eco-Despair

Eco-Despair

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Aboriginal people have always had a deep connection to the land and felt the responsibility to keep it healthy for future generations. As a result of colonization, voicelessness and powerlessness has caused many Aboriginal people to...

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Creation Story

Creation Story

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

For Aboriginal people, storytelling is the way we teach our children, pass on our values and remember our history. It is the story that inspires people to learn more. It is the story that begins all learning journeys. Please note: This is an...

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Wetland Ecosystems

Wetland Ecosystems

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Examine western and Aboriginal worldviews on 'living and non-living things' in wetlands ecosystems while recognizing that all plants and animals have an important role in a wetlands community as they interact with one another.

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The Elders Are Watching

The Elders Are Watching

by David Bouchard and Roy Henry Vickers

When award-winning writer David Bouchard first saw the work of First Nations artist Roy Henry Vickers, he was struck by Vickers' reverence for nature and his understanding of Canada's rugged West Coast. They collaborated on The Elders...

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The Ways of Knowing Guide: Earth's Teachings

The Ways of Knowing Guide: Earth's Teachings

Turtle Island Conservation / Toronto Zoo

This guide is a journey of Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee traditional knowledge, reflected through worldviews, values, beliefs, and stories that speak to the fundamental principle of ensuring sustainable relationships with the...

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Buffalo Utilization Chart

Buffalo Utilization Chart

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This is an interesting chart that shows how First Nations populations utilized all aspects of the buffalo.

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