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Aboriginal beliefs, values, and aspirations / author team, Barbara Filion [and others] ; contributing writers, Grafton Antone [and others].

Filion, Barbara. (Added Author). Antone, Grafton. (Added Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS E78.C2 .A26 2011
Barcode: 30731101170904
Status: Available
Location: Fennell STACKS E78.C2 .A26 2011
Barcode: 30731101223232
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780135106518
  • ISBN: 0135106516
  • Physical Description: xv, 2-342 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Pearson Canada ; ©2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
[Text] -- [Guide] Teacher's resource.
Summary, etc.:
Aboriginal Beliefs, Values, and Aspirations is the 2011 textbook written for the Ontario Ministry of Education's Native Studies Grade 11 course (NBV3C). Co-published by Pearson Education Canada and, this student text utilized a collaborative process involving First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Aboriginal teachers, cultural consultants, advisors, language consultants, artists, editors, and writers. Authors include Barbara Filion, Neal McLeod, Suzanne Methot, Shay-Lea O'Brien, and Tanya Senk. The result is a 342-page student Native Studies book that is informative, respectful, and engaging in its format and content. The 9 chapters are organized into 4 key units: Spirit of the Land; Diverse Identities; Sovereignty and Self-Determination, and Relience, Renewal, and Rejuvenation. Each chapter contains Features such as Voices of the Peoples; Words Matter; Thinking It Through; Reflection boxes; Community Close-up Case Studies; Building Your Skills; and Web Connects. Specific topics include Worldviews, Teaching Rocks, the land is sacred, hunting and fishing rights, Aboriginal identities, stereotypes, lacrosse, families and communities, leadership, governance, we are all treaty people, Ipperwash, urban issues, education and languages. Numerous colour photographs, maps, charts assist students in their learning about the beliefs, values, and aspirations of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada past, present and future. Numerous colour photographs, maps, charts assist students in their learning about the cultures and beliefs of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada. The text includes a helpful glossary of terms, pronunciation guide, index, and opening and closing prayers, greetings and farewells in several Indigenous languages.
Target Audience Note:
Grade 11.
Subject: Indigenous peoples > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Canada > Social conditions.
Indigenous peoples > Canada > Politics and government.
Indigenous peoples > Canada > Government relations.
Native peoples > Canada.
Native peoples > Canada > Social conditions.
Native peoples > Canada > Politics and government.
Native peoples > Canada > Government relations.
Genre: Trillium list.
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