The Assembly of First Nations offers an educational toolkit called It's our time which includes the First Nations Holistic Lifelong Learning Model. The Anishinaabe Mino Bimaadiziwin Principles for Anishinaabe Education described by the Seven Generations Education Institute in Ontario, outlines "how these principles can be used to develop programs, curriculum, projects, and research."
Four Arrows (Jacobs, D. T.), et al. (2013). Teaching truly: A curriculum to indigenize mainstream education. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.
Foy, J. (2009). Incorporating talk story into the classroom. First Nations Perspectives, 2(1), 25-33.
Iseke-Barnes, J. (2008). Pedagogies for decolonizing. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 31(1), 123-148, 320.
Learn Alberta. (2018). Walking together: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit perspectives in curriculum.
Longboat, D. (2017). A way of life: Indigenous knowledge to sustain the world [video: one hour 22 minutes].
Lunny, D., Maisonville, D., Marquez, J., Racevičiūtė, R., Steenbergen, C., Viqar, S., & Young, R. (2017). Decolonizing pedagogy: Guiding principles for CEGEP teachers.
Pete, S. (2015). 100 ways to Indigenize and decolonize academic programs and courses. Regina: University of Regina.
Ragoonaden, K., & Mueller, L. (2017). Culturally responsive pedagogy: Indigenizing curriculum. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 47(2), 22-46.
Szabo-Jones, L., Christensen, J., & Cox, C. (Eds.). (2018). Activating the heart: Storytelling, knowledge sharing, and relationship. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
Western University. (2018). Guide for working with Indigenous students. London: Western University.
Wildcat, M., McDonald, M., Irlbacher-Fox, S., & Coulthard, G. (2014). Learning from the land: Indigenous land based pedagogy and decolonization. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, 3(3).
Examples of how three educators Indigenized specific courses. Pete, S., Schneider, B., & O’Reilly, K. (2013). Decolonizing our practice: Indigenizing our teaching. First Nations Perspectives, 5(1), 99-115.
Dion, S. (2013). Exploring Aboriginal Education. [video series]
Toulouse , P. Achieving Aboriginal Student Success. For K-8 teachers and anyone looking for ways to infuse an Aboriginal worldview into their curriculum.
- Outcomes for mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual development
- Individual learning goals
- Multimodal experiences
- Land-based, narrative, experiential learning
- Authentic sources