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Teaching for Truth and Reconciliation

This guide is meant to assist you in implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action in the classroom.

Evaluating Children's Books

While some children's books present Indigenous peoples and themes in an honest, sensitive way, others reinforce negative stereotypes. Resources listed below are meant to assist you in evaluating children's literature for bias.

Blogs and Online Resources:

Books: 

A Broken Flute is an incredible resource for evaluating Indigenous content in children's literature. Browse a list of books reviewed in A Broken Flute.

Why should I be picky as to what material I present?

Indigenous students – who are not always visible – are harmed when Indigenous cultures and history are misrepresented, or entirely absent, from the classroom. Teaching My Native Child: An Open Letter to My Children's Educators explores this idea in greater depth.