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iPortal featured resource: Walking Together

First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives in curriculum.

This website is designed to educate teachers and other educators on Indigenous peoples, cultures, and communities and on possible strategies for integrating those perspectives into established curriculum. Using a combination of text, audio/visual materials, and learning activities this resource provides information and instruction for educators on:

  • Worldviews
  • Oral Tradition
  • Elders
  • Symbolism and Traditions
  • Connection to land
  • Indigenous pedagogy
  • Culture and language
  • Well-being
  • Traditional environmental knowledge
  • Kinship
  • Aboriginal and treaty rights
  • Healing historical trauma

This resource was created by Alberta Education at the suggestion of and in consultation with First Nation, Métis and Inuit community representatives that make their homes and/or whose traditional territories are located in what is now the province of Alberta. The Walking Together website draws on local, place-based Indigenous knowledge and protocols to build cultural understanding and capacity in educators.

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