Aboriginal materials

Annual Report 2009-2010 - Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick Ltd. (2011)

Presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick (LCNB) in September 2010, this report summarizes the organization’s activities in the preceding year.

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2012-10-23

Celebrate Aboriginal Languages Month (2009)

This resource promoting the celebration of Aboriginal Languages Month is intended to raise awareness about Aboriginal Languages loss and the importance of maintaining these languages. Through this resource, the NWT Literacy council hopes to help readers:

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2009-03-02

The Northern Edge (Edition Six) Study Guide (2008)

The NWT Literacy Council produced this study guide for adult educators and adult learners. It offers learning activities for four of the stories from the sixth edition of The Northern Edge, an online newspaper for adult learners produced by the NWT Literacy Council. The Northern Edge covers stories about the north and celebrates the lives of those who live North of 60.

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2009-02-11

Photo Stories (2007)

English 110

This text, developed by the NWT Literacy Council for a basic English course, contains five "photo stories." The stories can be used to initiate discussion on northern topics like dog racing, fishing, sun dogs, the Arctic Winter Games, and crossing the Mackenzie River on a ferry. The instructor can select the handouts needed to teach or reinforce different concepts.

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2008-07-28

Annotated Bibliography of Aboriginal Books - Volume II (2008)

Pre-School to Adult

The NWT Literacy Council published its first bibliography of Aboriginal books in 2006. Since that time many new works have been created by aboriginal authors, illustrators and translators. This second bibliography contains new works as well as other works not included in the first listing.

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2008-06-13

Stories and Activities for English 110 and 120 (2007)

This resource contains eight stories appropriate for learners at the English 110 and 120 levels. These stories were either written by adult learners from the Hay River Learning Centre or used in adult literacy classes in the Northwest Territories. The stories that were written by adult learners were made into booklets and illustrated by local artists in the community. The stories range from high 110 to low 120 level.

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2008-03-28

How To Kit - Northwest Territories General Election (2003)

Elections come with their own vocabulary, jargon and challenges. They can be intimidating for learners who are not familiar with the process. This Election How to Kit includes literacy activities that instructors can do with adult learners to help them learn about the election process.

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2008-02-20

English 130: Nonfiction Study - Raising Ourselves by Velma Wallis (2006)

In Raising Ourselves, author Velma Wallis writes honestly and passionately about her people's struggle with alcoholism and cultural loss. This workbook is meant to be used in conjunction with the novel Raising Ourselves. It begins with a pre-reading section that sets the stage for reading the novel.

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2008-02-08

The Transformative Nature of Culture-based Literacy Provision in Native Literacy Programs (2006)

The major objective of Cooper's research study was to explore the transformative nature of culture-based literacy approaches in the Native literacy field in Ontario using Indigenous research methodologies and applying a phenomenological analysis to the findings. It has shown that culture-based approaches to Native literacy are indeed transformative, not only for learners but for tutors and practitioners as well.

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2006-11-22

Unipkausivut (2004)

Building Language and Literacy Skills Through Oral History

Unipkausivut is intended to help communities to incorporate the important field of ‘Oral History’ into their language and literacy programs.

This comprehensive resource covers subjects from learning about one’s culture through oral history, developing literacy and language skills through exploring oral history to recognizing and valuing the expertise of Elders.

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2006-11-03

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