Aboriginal writings

Supporting Diversity: The Explosion of Northern and Aboriginal Resources (2010)

Developed by the NWT Literacy Council, this workshop presentation focuses on the variety of resources available for family literacy in Canada’s northern region.

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2013-02-13

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

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

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

Dealing with Residential School: The Healing Process of an Adult Child (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

In this article, the author tells about being sent to a residential school for ten years at the age of six and the impact the experience has had on her life.

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2004-03-26

Women in Literacy Speak (1994)

The Power of Woman-Positive Literacy Work

This book is one part of the public record of an exciting research project involving women across Canada during 1991 and 1992. Two women from each of twelve adult literacy and basic education programs asked themselves, "What happens when some women in a literacy program decide to do something they consider woman-positive?"

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2003-10-21

Isolating the Barriers and Strategies for Prevention (1995)

A Kit about Violence and Women's Education for Adult Education and Adult Learners

Most of us believe that the right to education, from kindergarten through high school, is fundamental. However, not everyone is able to fully enjoy that right; not everyone is able to obtain an education that is empowering, relevant, safe and useful.

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2003-10-09

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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2003-01-01

Winning Stories (2003)

Youth Writing Contest

The Fort Resolution Community Writing Contest (Northwest Territories) for 10-14 year-olds was held in November, 2002.

Included in this booklet are the first prize, the second prize and the third prize stories.

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2003-01-01

Whispers (2003)

Elders' Writings

The elders in our communities, who have stored more years of experience in their memories, are living books with more chapters than the young.

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2003-01-01

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