Aboriginal materials

Annotated Bibliography of Aboriginal Books (2006)

Pre-School to Adult

Over the years, many people have asked us to put together a package of information on Aboriginal literature that is suitable for different age groups. That task, however, is not particularly easy. An extensive array of material is available nowadays, but should it all be included in such a list?

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2006-05-19

Building Aboriginal Literacy (2006)

Share Your Language, Share Your Culture

The Northwest Territories has eleven official languages -- nine of these are Aboriginal. To maintain and revitalize these languages, it's important for children to learn their language. This booklet will help families support language development within the family. The activities are simple and can be part of everyday living.

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2006-05-10

Strengthening Community Partnerships (2003)

The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC), provides provincial networking and supports field development. The ONLC currently serves twenty-six (26) Native literacy programs throughout Ontario.

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2005-10-25

Empowering the Spirit, Ensuring Survival (2003)

The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC) engaged in phase one of a field development project in 2001/02 to find out from practitioners what could be done to support them in their jobs. Practitioners clearly identified the need for a Field Development Worker to assist them in meeting the increasing demands of their positions.

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2005-10-25

Opening Doors to Learning (2002)

This compilation of artwork and literature done by residents within northern area correctional centers is the result of a project carried out from November 1, 2001 – May 30, 2002.

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2005-09-08

Native Literacy Practitioner's Guide to Training (Draft) (2003)

This Guide provides basic information about post-secondary training opportunities for practitioners who work with adults in Native literacy and upgrading programs. The Guide's primary focus is on training opportunities in Ontario. However, there are online courses are listed. Courses listed were for the 2002-2003 academic year. Contact the appropriate institution for current information.

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2005-05-13

Practitioner Standards Model Development Project (2002)

The Practitioner Training Strategy was launched in October 1999. This four-phase initiative involves all literacy streams and sectors in seven projects across the province of Ontario.

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2005-05-13

Literacy & Inuit Women (2001)

Workshop Report to Pauktuutit

This report describes a literacy workshop that was carried out at Pauktuutit's Annual General Meeting on October 27, 2000. The purpose of the workshop was to involve Inuit women across the north in a conversation about literacy in their communities.

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2005-02-11

Building Culture and Community (2000)

Family and Community Literacy Partnerships in Canada's North

This paper describes the work of the Nunavut Literacy Council, with a focus on Cambridge Bay, a village of 1 500 people located on the tip of Victoria Island, sixty kilometers north of the Arctic Circle in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut.

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2005-02-09

Symposium on Literacy and Aboriginal Peoples - "Best Practices": Native "Literacy" and Learning (2002)

Proceedings

On May 3 and 4, 2002 nearly eighty practitioners came together for the first Native Literacy and Learning, Aboriginal Perspectives Symposium held at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto (OISE/UT). There were fourteen presenters on a broad range of topics on the barriers and supports in literacy, ranging from "Healing the Spirit" to "Deaf Literacy."

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2004-08-30

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