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Celebrating Alberta's Deborah Morgan, Phyllis Steeves, and Lorene Anderson: Three Literacy Cartographers Mapping the Way (2014)

This paper is part of Stories from the Field, a research project that investigates the principles and practices that best support both the learning and teaching of literacy. It celebrates three extraordinary women, each of whom, in her own way, is a literacy cartographer, charting new and innovative landscapes in adult literacy in Alberta.

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2014-03-03

Comic Book Study: Darkness Calls (2010)

English 120 - 130

This is a study guide to accompany the comic book “Darkness Calls,” which focuses on a teenager contemplating suicide because of the pressures in his life. With the help of an Elder, he combats the evil urges that threaten to destroy him. The comic book was produced by the Healthy Aboriginal Network (HAN), a non-profit organization that promotes the health, literacy and wellness of First Nations youth through the use of visual art.

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2010-06-08

Comic Book Study: Path of the Warrior (2010)

English 120 - 130

The comic book “Path of the Warrior” tells the story of a teenage boy who reconnects with his family and community after being kicked out of his gang. Team sports and his culture become his new support system. The comic book was produced by the Healthy Aboriginal Network (HAN), a non-profit organization that promotes the health, literacy and wellness of First Nations youth through the use of visual art.

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2010-06-08

Living Literacies: Ulukhaktok Literacies Research Project - Nunavut Knowledge Exchange (2009)

This PowerPoint-style presentation examines the concept of “living literacies” by focusing on the small community of Ulukhaktok in the Northwest Territories. The authors discuss the ways Northern people engage with the world, including dancing, speaking, singing, sewing, drawing, carving and travelling.

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2010-06-07
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