1. Learner outcomes for the Indigenous Content Requirement (ICR) are as follows:
The Teaching Commons is hiring an Indigenous Curriculum Specialist to start in July 2017.
“Plants have many purposes, all of them good. Some sustain men in their growth and existence; some heal; others give beauty and inner strength” (Basil Johnston, Ojibwe Heritage, p. 39).
Provided here are documents from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) which has, over the span of many years, put together a detailed history, a collection of survivor stories, a thorough overview of the impacts of residential, and discussion on the need for reconciliation.
Please note that some of the content included in these documents may be of a sensitive nature. Please take care.
"Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada" by Ian McCallum. A teacher's guide for elementary and secondary, but contains helpful information at all levels.
A. Ryerson's "Four Directions Writing Guide" is designed to help "First Nations/Métis/Inuit/Other Indigenous students ... with writing university-level essays" and is a "guide ... for all students who need assistance with their research journey."
- Though some resources are Ryerson-specific, many similar resources exist at Lakehead, and our instructors can profitably use Ryerson's text as a guide for their own students.