CYSPC
KINGSTON, FRONTENAC, LENNOX & ADDINGTON Children and Youth Services Planning Committee

Topics

Historical and Cultural Background

Truth and Reconciliation

Indigenous and Northern Affairs: Truth and Reconciliation Commission and United Nations Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Project of Heart (POH) is an innovative educational tool kit designed to engage students in a deeper exploration of indigenous traditions in Canada and the history of Indian residential schools. It is a journey for understanding through the heart and spirit as well as facts and dates.

They Came for the Children: Canada, Aboriginal Peoples and Residential Schools: E-book from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

8th Fire Aboriginal Peoples, Canada & The Way Forward: Documentaries from a team of Indigenous storytellers from across the country

History as told by Indigenous peoples

Skills for Solidarity is an online, introductory program that opens up a conversation about the shared history between Indigenous Peoples and non-Indigenous Peoples in Canada, and ways to renew the relationship between nations. The program consists of five online panels that participants can watch at their own pace, along with supplementary workbooks to deepen their learning. Each panel includes an incredible group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous panelists sharing their experience and stories on themes ranging from the importance of personal story in decolonization to what it looks like to work together on shared campaigns.

Inuit and the Residential School System. This booklet explores the history and impact of residential schools among Inuit peoples in Canada’s north. The booklet is part of an exhibit that can be physically brought to communities or schools, as well as viewed online.

The Legacy of Hope Foundation (LHF) is a national Indigenous-led, charitable organization.  Its goal is to  educate and raise awareness about the history and many legacies of the Residential School System. These include the direct and ongoing impacts on First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Survivors, their communities, and their descendants. Its mission is to educate towards creating just and equal relationships of reconciliation and healing for all Canadians, to expand awareness of and access to the rich legacy of the contributions of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and the world, and to make known the histories of Indigenous Peoples in Canada, including the histories of injustice.

Circle of Stories: Oral storytelling explained and shared by Indigenous peoples throughout North America

Algonquins of Ontario

Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

Map of First Nations and Treaties

Canada’s Aboriginal People – Key points about First Nations in Canada

Two Row Times: Story of Sky Woman

Connectedness and Community

Inuit Women of Canada

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN)

Virtual Museum of Metis History and Culture

Medicine Wheel Teachings

Traditional Teachings Booklet

 

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