Phone: (604) 885-7391
Fax: (604) 885-7397
The Voice of BC First Nations
Aboriginal Relations Department
Contact: Cheryl Brooks
Phone: (604) 623-3786
A publication for teachers to support First Nations 12 studies
Madeira Park, BC
Phone: (604) 883-2730
Fax: (604) 883-9451
Anne Cameron, BC author, provides traditional northwest
coast native legends for children, with colourful illustrations.
Age: 6+ Cost: $6.95
Lesson Aids Service
NATIONS FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN: FROM OUR TREASURE BOX. This book
includes cultural activities to complement traditional kindergarten skills
and concepts. Using curriculum-integrated lessons, the book includes background
information, resources for a variety of themes
and cultural materials. Suitable for year one. Cost: $43.00.
Phone: (604) 736-4011
TRANSFORMED: A Journey from Tree to Totem. Author Roy Henry Vickers
tells the story of a majestic cedars journey from the forest of the
Walbran Valley on Vancouver Island to Saanich Commonwealth Place, where it
the Salmon Totem. Cost: $24.95 hardcover.
Book Distribution Ltd.
Phone: (604) 323-7100
Fax: (604) 323-2600
SONG: A Tribute. Author Barbara Hagers book profiles 16 prominent
Inuit, First Nations and Metis people. Teachers use Honour Song in their First
Nations 12 course. Cost: $16.95
The Federal Treaty Negotiation Office
Contact: Kailee at (604) 775-7228 or
Peter Baird at (604) 775-8141
Toll Free: 1-800-665-9320
Fax: (604) 775-7149
SPEAKERS. The Federal Treaty Negotiation Office is offering classroom
speakers to address the BC treaty process, who and what are involved, and
how it may affect students and their community. Speakers can tailor their
presentations to Social Studies or First Nations 12 curricula.
Toll Free: 1-800-661-4919
LIFE FOR WOODPECKER. This video incorporates an ancient First Nations
story that shows the importance of preserving forests and biodiversity. Filmed
in southeastern BC. (28 min. video)
c/o Pacific Edge Publishing
WOLF FAMILY. A traditional Coast Salish legend about a creature
that can be both human and wolf. The Wolf-Man is lonely and wants to have
friends but he thinks the village people will not accept him as he is. Transforming
to his human form, he joins the young people of the village and falls in love
with Xpey, a young Native woman. Cost: $5.00.
teachers wanting to integrate First Nations awareness into their classrooms
will find this a valuable resource. The guide contains a theme web (suggestions
for planning an integrated thematic unit based on the stories), pre-reading
activities, cultural background information and activities, teaching strategies,
extended activities and related resources. Cost: $19.95.
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