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Indigenous Links

Families

  • Kids Stop (AANDC) - is a fun zone for kids loaded with information about Indigenous history, culture and languages, games and stories, and classroom resources for teachers.
  • Akwe: go - is a Mohawk word meaning "everybody" or "all of us". It's the name of a unique program for Indigenous children ages 7 to 12. This program is available through local Indian Friendship Centres.
  • Niagara Regional Metis Council - The Mission of the Niagara Region Metis Council is to unite the Métis people and to promote the historical values, culture, language, and traditions of the Métis Nation.
  • Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre - The Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre provides a holistic service delivery to the entire community. The approach service delivery encompasses all of the life cycles from prenatal through death. The Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre plays a pivotal role in community development, through the delivery of programs and services.
  • Niagara Regional Native Centre - The NRNC is a charitable, not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the development of the Indigenous community by identifying and addressing the needs of the community, developing competencies, and promoting a better understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Youth

  • Wasa-nabin - means "to look forward, to look beyond" in Ojibway. It's the name of a new program for Indigenous youth ages 12 to 18. This program is available through local Indian Friendship Centres.
  • Indigenous Youth Work Exchange - how Indigenous students can get a summer job and gain experience and skills in natural resource management.

Educators

  • Ministry of Education Indigenous Education Strategy - Ontario's Indigenous Education Strategy is helping First Nation, Métis and Inuit students achieve their full potential. The Ministry of Education is committed to improving Indigenous education in Ontario, improving student achievement and well-being, and closing the achievement gap between Indigenous students and all students.
  • Aboriginal Perspectives: A Guide to the Teachers Toolkit - The Teacher's Toolkit is a new collection of electronic resources from the Ministry of Education to help elementary and secondary teachers bring Aboriginal perspectives into their classrooms.
  • Good Minds - Educational Resources for Native American Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Indigenous Studies.
  • First Nations Lesson Plans (Canada's History Society) - The importance of understanding ourselves by examining our history has been an anchoring belief of Canada’s History Society. We bring relevance and awareness to our nation’s diverse past, illuminating the people, places, and events that unite us as Canadians.
  • Native Dance - With regional units, interviews and articles for students, the image research database for scholars, and downloadable resource kits for teachers, Native Dance has something for everyone!
  • Native Drums - Native Drums, an exciting and innovative website devoted to the rich heritage of First Nations culture and music in Canada.
  • Woodland Cultural Centre - a museum of excellence, opens the doors to Southern Ontario’s First Nations past, present, and future. Our School and Public programs offer interested visitors the opportunity to discover Native Ontario.