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Classroom Resources

Classroom Resources | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
This page has lots of information about First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture! Whether you are a student in need of help with your homework, or a teacher looking for fun and exciting ideas for your classroom, you have come to the right place!
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Selinger blasts Harper for saying Fontaine murder not indicative of larger issue

Selinger blasts Harper for saying Fontaine murder not indicative of larger issue | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
OTTAWA – Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger was seething Friday over comments made by Prime Minister Stephen Harper dismissing any suggestion the murder of a Manitoba teenager was indicative of a wider social ill.
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Emails show federal officials worried about second Idle No More movement

Emails show federal officials worried about second Idle No More movement | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
Federal officials closely tracked the fallout of an RCMP raid on a First Nations protest against shale-gas exploration in New Brunswick, at one point raising concerns it could spawn another countrywide movement like Idle No More.

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Canada’s high court sides with First Nations in land rights case | Al Jazeera America

Canada’s high court sides with First Nations in land rights case | Al Jazeera America | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
Case involving indigenous tribe could have far-reaching effects on logging and fracking

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A guide to the Idle No More movement, treaties and legislation

A guide to the Idle No More movement, treaties and legislation | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
Idle No More marches. Chiefs and the prime minister at odds over treaties. Liquid diets in teepees o... - FYI - Winnipeg Free Press.
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How to start a movement

How to start a movement | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
With help from some surprising footage, Derek Sivers explains how movements really get started. (Hint: it takes two.)
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Pauliina Harjula's curator insight, March 26, 2014 7:18 PM

With the help of some explicit and amusing footage Derek Sivers explains "the basics" of how to start a movement. All movements have their leader, but is it the leader who makes the movement? As seen with for an example with the movement started by Shannen Koostachin, it is about the power of many - a prominent characteristic in young people's agency and a principle of successful decolonization.

 

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The ballad of Daniel Wolfe

The ballad of Daniel Wolfe | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
For two decades, the Indian Posse and gangs like it have wreaked havoc on native communities. To understand how and why, look at two of its key figures, Winnipeg's Wolfe brothers - their broken childhoods, criminal ascent, bloody mistakes and ultimate reckonings, one of them fatal. In a special investigation, retraces a Canadian tragedy
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Schools Have Failed First Nations by Lying About History

Schools Have Failed First Nations by Lying About History | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it

The education system has failed First Nations people because it does not tell the truth of the history of our people.


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Jacqueline Keeler's curator insight, March 8, 2014 4:33 PM

Part of a new series at ICTM featuring elders' voices: Dave Courchene(Anishnabe Nation, Eagle Clan) is founder of the Turtle Lodge, a place for sharing ancient Indigenous knowledge on the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba.

 

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RSA - RSA Shorts - The Power of Empathy

What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.
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Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC)

Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC) | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
An endless source of discoveries, the Virtual Museum of Canada is a unique interactive space that brings together Canadian museum collections and riches in a variety of contents.
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Koluskap: Wolastoqewi-atkuhkakonol | Koluskap: Stories from Wolastoqiyik | Koluskap : Histoires du peuple Wolastoqiyik

Koluskap: Wolastoqewi-atkuhkakonol | Koluskap: Stories from Wolastoqiyik | Koluskap : Histoires du peuple Wolastoqiyik | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
Cet interet renouvele envers notre identite commune a incite les Wolastoqiyik a suivre les enseignements de leurs ancetres. De la leur respect pour la race humaine tout entiere et leur desir ardent de partager les richesses, de vivre en harmonie avec la Terre mere et de retrouver l'essence meme de la spiritualite qui apaise la race humaine. Nous vous invitons à découvrir la chaleur du peuple wolastoqiyik.
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A snapshot of Canada's aboriginal population: Graphic

A snapshot of Canada's aboriginal population: Graphic | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
“Our goal is much increased aboriginal participation in the economy and in the country’s prosperity,” Stephen Harper said Tuesday. If current statistics on the aboriginal community are an indication, however, the government could have a long road ahead of it
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Saving children is costly, past due

Saving children is costly, past due | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
THE death of Tracia Owen in 2005 was a wake up call for social services in this province.
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Wynne: Harper’s comments on missing and murdered aboriginal women ‘outrageous’

Wynne: Harper’s comments on missing and murdered aboriginal women ‘outrageous’ | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
Ontario Premier says Prime Minister is wrong in saying that police investigations, not a national inquiry, are the best way to deal with the issue
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Berens River School students' video goes viral

Berens River School students' video goes viral | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
The video opens in the boreal wilderness and takes sharp focus with a teenage boy and girl sitting in a junk yard, a shocking image of poverty, immediately identifiable as a northern reserve in Canada.
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I'm Not the Indian You Had in Mind

I'm Not the Indian You Had in Mind | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
An insight into how First Nations people today are changing old ideas and empowering themselves in the greater community.
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What if people told European history like they told Native American history?

What if people told European history like they told Native American history? | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
The first immigrants to Europe arrived thousands of years ago from central Asia. Most pre-contact Europeans lived together in small villages. Because the continent was very crowded, their lives wer...
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A%20Summary%20of%20Current%20Federal%20Legislative%20Amendments.pdf

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Report rejects call for inquiry into violence against aboriginal women

Report rejects call for inquiry into violence against aboriginal women | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
Opposition MPs on Conservative-dominated committee dismiss document as whitewash
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Wab Kinew's stellar spoken word opening

Wab Kinew's stellar spoken word opening | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
One of the most memorable highlights of the first day of debates was Wab Kinew, who is defending Joseph Boyden's
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Indigenous Land Rights in BC Public Forum & Fundraiser for Tsilhqot’in Fish Lake Legal Defense Fund

Indigenous Land Rights in BC Public Forum & Fundraiser for Tsilhqot’in Fish Lake Legal Defense Fund | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
Indigenous Land Rights in BC - Public Forum & Fundraiser for Tsilhqot’in Fish Lake Legal Defense Fund Support Indigenous Land…

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Footprints: Tommy Prince: Canada's most decorated Aboriginal soldier | Windspeaker - AMMSA: Indigenous news, issues and culture.

Footprints: Tommy Prince: Canada's most decorated Aboriginal soldier | Windspeaker - AMMSA: Indigenous news, issues and culture. | Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies | Scoop.it
Footprints: Tommy Prince: Canada's most decorated Aboriginal soldier |http://t.co/xCdylKAppW via @sharethis

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