Selected Web Resources

FNMI Curriculum Collection - University of Lethbridge
The Faculty of Education sponsored the development of this First Nations Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) Curriculum Collection. It is a collection of lessons and resources designed to help pre and inservice teachers incorporate FNMI content in their teaching across subjects and grade levels. One can browse through the collection or search by categories (e.g. subject, title, key word, grade, etc.). One can contribute to the collection by creating and submitting new lessons or resources that will become available upon approval by the manager of the collection.

Assembly of First Nations
The Assembly of First Nations is a national lobby organization, which represents the more than 630 First Nation’s communities in Canada. As such, it present the views of First Nations on such topics as Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, Economic Development, Education, Languages and Literacy, Health, Housing, Social Development, Justice, Taxation, Land Claims and the Environment.

Canadian Aboriginal Links
This website contains links to a wide range of other sites featuring information on Aboriginal issues.

Education is Our Buffalo
Written by a team of aboriginal writers, this guide is intended to make teachers more aware of the history, culture, worldviews and present-day concerns of Alberta’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit people. One copy of the publication is free to ATA members. The cost to non-members is $7.50.

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Council
The specialist council facilitates professional development related to First Nations, Métis and Inuit education.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
The Department of Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND) funds band councils and other First Nation education authorities that deliver instructional services to status Indians residing on reserves. This site contains free resources for teachers and students. Of particular interest are the Teachers’ Section, the Students’ Section and the Education Reports Section.

Natural Resources Canada
Natural Resources Canada has an excellent selection of maps that provide information on such aspects of aboriginal life as languages spoken and population by census-division boundaries.

Our Words, Our Ways: Teaching First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learners
This Alberta Education resources offers information to help teachers develop an appreciation of the histories and cultural diversity of FNMI Peoples and recognize the importance of reflecting the worldviews, strengths and gifts of Aboriginal cultures in the classroom.

Walking Together: First Nations, Métis and Inuit Perspectives in Curriculum
This Alberta Education digital resource is designed to help teachers understand the holistic nature of FNMI ways of knowing and demonstrates FNMI perspectives in teaching and learning experiences.