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Aboriginal Education and Native Studies Resources from David Spencer's Education Paragon

  • Connect with Aboriginal elders and educators and join Native Education Association of Ontario Circle (NEAO Circle) formerly The Aboriginal and Environmental Education Circle (AEE Circle) e-newsletter. The NEAO Circle is a professional learning and sharing network of educators, teachers, college instructors, university professors, Aboriginal elders and leaders. Through e-mail, they share First Nation, Metis and Inuit and native studies resources, curriculum and teaching strategies that will help Canadian teachers integrate school curriculum with current cultural, environmental and historical contributions of our Canadian First Nations, Inuit and Metis brothers and sisters.
  • Join the Native Education Association of Ontario and NEAO Circle on Facebook.
  • See photos and read about past gatherings of The Aboriginal and Environmental Education Circle (AEE Circle).
  • Join the First Nation, Metis & Inuit Education Association of Ontario (FNMIEAO) the Ontario Ministry of Education recognized provincial subject association for teachers and educators of First Nation, Metis & Inuit Studies and Native Languages. From 2011 to May 2014, this subject association was previously called the Native Education Association of Ontario (NEAO). Special thanks to Marg Boyle for her three years of leadership, encouragement and support.
  • The shortcut to this page is http://aboriginal.davidspencer.ca.


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Aboriginal Resource Books

  1. Real People’s History Zig Misiak has used his dialogue with Haudenosaunee to create educational resources with than 24 assorted images. A 20 min. DVD that depicts early village scenes, inside a Haudenosaunee/Iroquois longhouse, by a river, hunting, and gathering. Join the contemporary elder, grandfather, as he sits near a campfire relating traditional history to his two grandchildren. Three story tellers, each in turn, come to the campfire to speak to the children.
  2. "Aboriginal Studies 30 Contemporary Issues" Alberta Ministry of Education. Duval House Publishing 2005 ISBN-13: 978-1-55220-605-8
  3. The First Peoples' Libraries (FPL) Wiki highlights the work of libraries and library staff advocating for and developing more effective libraries and library services for the Indigenous Peoples of North America. It identifies good models and related resources for the majority of the wiki areas listed below. The term "First Peoples" is used throughout the site to refer to First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Native Americans and Native Alaskans.
  4. First Nations Curriculum Concentration in the MAS and MLIS Degrees The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia has developed a First Nations Curriculum Concentration to serve the educational needs of information professionals to work effectively in libraries and archives, both within and outside native communities.
  5. Aboriginal Resources and Services from Library and Archives Canada (LAC)
  6. Indigenous Studies Books from Canadian Scholars’ Press Inc. (CSPI) Toronto
  7. Aboriginal Peoples Resources at the Library and Archives Canada
  8. these links from the University of Saskatchewan Library
  9. Bibliography for an Overview of Aboriginal Research and papers From the Canadian Evangelicalism Bibliographies Project (CEBP) is an initiative of the Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism. The CEBP contains topical bibliographies on aspects of Canadian Evangelicalism.
  10. Canadian Journal of Native Studies from Brandon University

Aboriginal Book Distributors

  1. Good Minds book distributor located at 188 Mohawk Street, Brantford, Ontario N3S 2X2 phone: 1-877-862-8483 Provides educational resources for native American studies, first nations studies, indigenous studies, and aboriginal studies. Good Minds makes it easy for educators, librarians and interested individuals to find the best Native North American Educational Resources available. This includes hard cover and soft cover books, multimedia CD-ROMs, videos, cassettes and educational kits covering all subject categories, all Nations, and all grade levels.
  2. Green Dragon Press brings you women's history and equity issues materials. Teachers, librarians and everyone who wants to know more about women's stories and the latest information about harassment prevention will be interested in our books, videos, curriculum materials and posters. Featuring the poster "Native Women in the Arts: Culture ~ Art ~ Community" Featuring World champion hoop dancer Lisa Odjig.
  3. Biblio.com provides numerous online booksellers, many selling rare primary resource documents.