Aboriginal materials

Literacy and Learning: Acknowledging Aboriginal Holistic Approaches to Learning in Relation to "Best Practices" Literacy Training Programs (2003)

Final Report

This research project was developed to engage literacy stakeholders in a research initiative relevant to Aboriginal people. The intent is to facilitate a process that will ensure that Native literacy in Ontario is perceived, acknowledged and recognized “wholistically” as distinct to Aboriginal peoples, in relation to mainstream literacy.

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2004-08-30

Aboriginal Literacy and Learning: Annotated Bibliography & Native Languages Reference Materials (2002)

This document is part of the Literacy and Aboriginal Peoples ‘Best Practices' Native ‘Literacy' and Learning research project, which began in September 2001. The purpose of the annotated bibliography is to provide an inventory of the written resources available in the area of Native literacy for the province of Ontario.

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2004-08-30

Sharing of Legends (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

In this article, the author discusses Aboriginal story-telling and legends.

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2004-08-05

Idaa Trail (2003)

Lessons from the Land: A Cultural Journey through the NWT - Study Guide

This study guide was developed to be used with an interactive online learning resource called Lessons from the Land (www.lessonsfromtheland.ca ). This online learning resource tells all about The Idaa Trail, a traditional route that the Dogrib people of the Northwest Territories travelled from Great Slave Lake to Great Bear Lake. It also gives information on the traditions and cultures of the Dogrib people.

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2004-06-14

Aboriginal Literacy Strategic Plan Report (2002)

Nine delegates from Saskatchewan attended the First National Aboriginal Literacy Gathering in May 2000, held in Morley, Alberta. There was a great deal of enthusiasm generated during the course of the Gathering and plans for a follow-up provincial Aboriginal literacy project began.

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2004-03-15

Aboriginal Literacy Gathering Report 2002 (2002)

Mamawenig

Nine delegates from Saskatchewan attended the First National Aboriginal Literacy Gathering in May 2000, held in Morley, Alberta. There was a great deal of enthusiasm generated during the course of the Gathering and plans for a follow-up provincial Aboriginal literacy project began.

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2004-03-15

Lessons from the Land (2003)

This website review from CONNECT features Lessons from the Land, a multimedia website which takes visitors on a virtual journey of the Northwest Territories' traditional Aboriginal Idaa Trail.

http://www.lessonsfromtheland.ca

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2003-07-31

Learning to Type Nakaway (2003)

A syllabics font suitable for use by people working in Eastern Cree or Oji-Cree. Feel free to download and use the font.

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2003-04-08

Business Plan (2003)

National Indigenous Literacy Association

This document outlines the business plan of the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA). The National Aboriginal Design Committee (NADC) founded NILA, a national nonprofit Canada-based corporation, in February 2002. NILA provides Aboriginal culture-based services addressing strategic and developmental gaps in Aboriginal literacy.

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2003-01-01

Writing Well (2003)

Adult Writing Contest

The Fort Resolution Community Writing Contest (Northwest Territories) for ages 15 – adult was held in February and March, 2003. Prizes for this contest were awarded by genre.

Included in this booklet are the contest-winning entries for best essay, the best poem and the best narrative story.

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