Cultural activities

We are an Island (2002)

Cape Breton Island Social Studies Resource

We are an Island is a collection of 41 lessons on Cape Breton Island social studies topics, including geography, history, civics and current events. Each lesson is accompanied by vocabulary exercises and comprehension questions. These activities are designed to meet outcomes specified by the Nova Scotia Adult Learning Program Levels 1 and 2.

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2004-06-04

How To Kit - Culture and Traditions (2004)

Children learn their culture by taking part in traditional activities within the family and in the community, and by learning the language that represents that culture. Building your family literacy activities around your culture and traditions and using your Aboriginal language as often as you can will give your child a strong foundation for learning.

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2004-01-01

The Holistic/Rainbow Approach to Aboriginal Literacy (2001)

Work in Progress

The "holistic approach" helps develop a range of skills for improving one's quality of life, more than just reading and writing. In 1996, the author developed the Rainbow Approach to Literacy, which uses each colour to represent a different type of aboriginal literacy. The article discusses the holistic/rainbow approach, and provides information and statistics about aboriginal literacy in Canada.

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2002-05-07

Working Words: Employment Skills for Aboriginal Youth (1998)

Is it better for me to go to school or to look for work? If you do not know the answer to that question, this may be a good program for you. This booklet is about learning job skills and real schoolwork at the same time.

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1998-01-01

Strong as the Ocean (1996)

Women's Work in the Newfoundland and Labrador Fisheries

Frances Ennis and Helen Woodrow edited this book about women`s work in the Newfoundland and Labrador fisheries.

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1996-01-01
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