Truth and Reconciliation

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Call to Action #57

We call upon federal, provincial, territorial, and municipal governments to provide education to public servants on the history of Aboriginal peoples, including the history and legacy of residential schools, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Treaties and Aboriginal rights, Indigenous law, and Aboriginal–Crown relations. This will require skillsbased training in intercultural competency, conflict resolution, human rights, and anti-racism.

Call to Action #62

We call upon the federal, provincial, and territorial governments, in consultation and collaboration with Survivors, Aboriginal peoples, and educators, to make age-appropriate curriculum on residential schools, Treaties, and Aboriginal peoples’ historical and contemporary contributions to Canada a mandatory education requirement for Kindergarten to Grade Twelve students.

Call to Action #63

We call upon the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada to maintain an annual commitment to Aboriginal education issues, including:

i. Developing and implementing Kindergarten to Grade Twelve curriculum and learning resources on Aboriginal peoples in Canadian history, and the history and legacy of residential schools.

ii. Sharing information and best practices on teaching curriculum related to residential schools and Aboriginal history.

iii. Building student capacity for intercultural understanding, empathy, and mutual respect. iv. Identifying teacher-training needs relating to the above.

Classrooms to Communities
Call for Proposals for October 23, 2020 Conference
Lhtakoh: Where People, Place and Practice Flow Together
Links to SD57 Resources
Links to Other Resources

FNESC Learning First Peoples Classroom Resources

Canadian Geographic Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada: Giant Floor Map Resources and Activities

SD57 has a copy of the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada giant floor map, available from the DLC

Truth and Reconciliation Events
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School District 57 Curriculum & Innovation