Aboriginal Studies

  • The Duty to Consult

    This resource provides thorough background information on the duty to consult including relevant cases, historical information, consultation guidelines, and links to other sources. Below is a description from Bear Paw Education: “The principles of cons …


    Grades: Grades 10 - 12,
    Keywords: Aboriginal People - Claims and Treaties, Landmark Cases, Supreme Court of Canada

  • The Cradleboard Teaching Project

    The Cradleboard Teaching Project was developed by Buffy St. Marie and provides public education and resources, including curriculum based lesson plans, about Native American culture. Material is tied in with geography, science, social science and histo …


    Grades: Grades 10 - 12, Grades 7 - 9,
    Keywords:

  • The Centre for Constitutional Studies

    The Centre for Constitutional Studies has a variety of articles that can be used as background information. The content can be used as supplementary readings or as a research source for student projects. All of the articles are written in accessible pl …


    Grades: Grades 10 - 12,
    Keywords: Aboriginal People - Claims and Treaties, Charter of Rights, Constitution, Legal History

  • R v. Marshall

    Marshall, a First Nation man, was fishing for eels to sell to support his family. After he caught the eels, he was then charged with fishing without a license, selling eels without a license and fishing out of season.   When this case went to the Supre …


    Grades: Grades 10 - 12,
    Keywords: Aboriginal People - Claims and Treaties, Landmark Cases, Supreme Court of Canada

  • Leadership and Government in Iroquois Society

    This website includes information on the Iroquois Confederacy that covers many of the curricular outcomes laid out by Alberta Education. The teacher background section has detailed information regarding the structure of the Confederacy, the role and st …


    Grades: Grades 10 - 12, Grades 4 - 6,
    Keywords: Iroquois Confederacy

  • First Nations Caring Society – Educational Resources

    The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada aims to identify quality resources to individuals everywhere. This page on their website provides a  list of resources for youth, students, educators and families to incorporate into their stu …


    Grades: Grades 1 - 3, Grades 10 - 12, Grades 4 - 6, Grades 7 - 9,
    Keywords:

  • Education is our Buffalo

    Education is our Buffalo is a teacher resource that covers the following topics:  an historical time line of important Aboriginal events, spiritualiy and teaching, cultural traditions and education development through time. Personal articles written by …


    Grades: Grades 1 - 3, Grades 10 - 12, Grades 4 - 6, Grades 7 - 9,
    Keywords: Aboriginal People - Claims and Treaties

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