Table of Contents

  • Highlights
  • Upcoming Events

  • Curriculum Guides

  • Year, Unit, Lesson, Day Plans

  • Teacher Resources

  • Web Resources: Aboriginal Language Fonts/Language/Culture


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Highlights

Aboriginal Language Inservice March 4-6, 2013
Cree Dene Cell phones by k_ona on GoAnimate


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Dene Greetings using Go Animate







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Upcoming Events







Curriculum Guides



Kindergarten -Grade 9 Aboriginal Languages Guide


K-9 Curriculum Overview


Dene 10, 20, 30 Guide


Cree 10, 20, 30




Year, Unit, Lesson, Day Plans


The following units were graciously shared by teachers to help support other teachers in their unit planning endeavors.

Year
Kindergarten - Grade 6


Unit
Grade One Body Unit


Grade Six Family & Friends Unit


Grade Seven Family/Kinship Unit


Kindergarten - Grade 6 Family & Friends


Lesson
Grade Two Family & Friends


Day




Teacher Resources


Aboriginal Language GamesChoose a game and start playing! FirstVoices games make learning fun!

Bird Flashcards in Dene with text, pictures and audio.

You can view the VoiceThread above by clicking past the messages...If you are still unable to view the flashcards please visit this link: Dene Bird VoiceThread

Western Canadian Protocol for Collaboration in Basic Education




Step by Step Guides to Unit Planning


Kindergarten-Grade 9


Grades 10-12



Unit Planning Templates


Kindergarten - Grade 6


Kindergarten-Grade 9


Grades 10-12



Word/Phrase Lists


Dene




Web Resources



Aboriginal Language Fonts


Language Geek
Languagegeek’s free Unicode-compliant fonts contain everything you need to read your language in whichever orthography you prefer: Syllabic (Canadian and Cherokee), Roman / Latin, Phonetic, and others

Language


Aboriginal Canada Portal
http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/site.nsf/eng/ao04581.html

Aboriginal Languages in Canada: A Teacher Resource Guide
http://www.ctf-fce.ca/documents/Priorities/EN/pd/aboriginal/AboriginalLanguages.pdf

Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre
http://www.sicc.sk.ca/

Gift of Language
http://www.giftoflanguageandculture.ca/

Allan Adam
http://www.allanadam.com/index.php?page=home

We are Speaking the Dene Way
With this interactive website, learn basic sounds and words of Dene Zhati e, the Dene language of the Dehcho region in the Northwest Territories.

International Phonetic Alphabet
The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. It was devised by the International Phonetic Association as a standardized representation of the sounds of oral language.

Northwest Territories Literacy Council
http://www.nwt.literacy.ca/aborlang_res.htm

First Voices
http://www.firstvoices.com/en/home

Language Wiki
http://language4u.wikispaces.com/

Learn Michif
http://www.learnmichif.com/language

Michif Language Lessons
Through these ten Michif Language Lessons the Metis Resource Centre will attempt to provide basic conversational language lessons for those who want to have an interactive experience of the spoken and written language.

Say IT First
Welcome to the chance to digitally display Native languages.
This glossary work will be contributed by the community and owned by the community. Our goal is simple, to help First Nations’ people develop more fluent language speakers tomorrow than exist today.

South Slave Educational Division Council
Aboriginal Language Resources developed by the SSEDC to provide quality reading material in the aboriginal languages (Chipewyan/Dene, Cree and Slavey) and to support and enhance the teaching of aboriginal languages and Dene culture.

The Way We Speak: An Annotated Bibliography
http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/site.nsf/eng/ao04581.html

Culture


Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute

Dene Beading
Welcome... to the Dene beading and sewing website of La Loche! We will show you how the Dene people learned to bead and sew.

Sakitawak Cultural Site
http://216.174.135.221/michif/teacherresources.html

Rekindling Traditions
http://www.usask.ca/education/ccstu/welcome.html

Ontario Ministry of Education: Practical Teaching Strategies
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/aboriginal/elemStrategies.html

Metis Resources
http://www.sd61.bc.ca/edsrvs/ANED/educationalResources/ANEDResourceLists/METIS_Resource_List_2012.pdf