Truth and Reconciliation in the Classroom Student Resource
Activity Guide Overview
The videos that are embedded below have activities and guiding questions found within the accompanying activity guide. The guide can be used as prompts for further inquiry or can be used as is. There are also links to fillable pdf documents broken down by each unit of learning.
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The activities are based on these key understandings:
- Indigenous civilizations have always been here
- Indigenous civilizations are sophisticated and complex societies
- Everything is grounded in relationships and connection with the land
- Indigenous civilizations are diverse throughout this land.
Students will be exposed to Indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being by examining both past and present ways of life in order to deepen their appreciation of how these key aspects can enhance their own understanding of their relationship to Indigenous Peoples.
Indigenous languages will also be embedded to enhance learning and provide authentic, accurate information from direct sources (e.g., language speakers such as Oneida, Anishinaabe, Oji-Cree and Cree).
Getting Started: Click the buttons below to download the Student Guide (PDF) as well as fillable pdf worksheets that accompany the videos.
UNIT 1 - WHO WE ARE (PDF)
- Where We Come From (PDF)
- Roles and Responsibilities (PDF)
- Language (PDF)
UNIT 2 - HOW WE LIVE: COMMUNITY VALUES (PDF)
UNIT 3 - HOW WE LEAD: LEADERSHIP, GOVERNANCE, AND DECISION MAKING (PDF)
UNIT 4 -CONNECTIONS TO LAND (PDF)
- Sharing the Land (PDF)
- The Land Sustains Us (PDF)
- Water Is Life (PDF)
MODULE 1 - NOTRE MANIÈRE D’ÊTRE: LA LANGUE ET L’IDENTITÉ (PDF)
- Nos Origines (PDF)
- Les Rôles Et Les Responsibilitiés (PDF)
- La Langue (PDF)
MODULE 2 - NOTRE MANIÈRE DE VIVRE: LES VALEURS DE LA COMMUNAUTÉ (PDF)
MODULE 3 - NOTRE MANIÈRE DE NOUS CONDUIRE: LEADERSHIP, GOUVERNANCE ET PRISE DE DÉCISION (PDF)
MODULE 4 - NOS LIENS AVEC LA TERRE (PDF)
- La Terre Pour Tous (PDF)
- Notre Terre Nourricière (PDF)
- L’eau, Source De Vie (PDF)
Kitchinuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation
Chapleau Cree First Nation
Oneida Language Sound Files
Introduction to Opening Address
Ray John Sr. - Opening Address
Oneida Clan Families
Nations in Oneida
Days of the Week
Embedding TRC Resource Into Online Classroom