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David Spencer's Education Paragon is a free educational resource portal helping David Spencer's secondary school students, their parents and teaching colleagues with understanding, designing, applying and delivering assessment, curriculum, educational resources, evaluation and literacy skills accurately and effectively. This wiki features educational resources for Indigenous Aboriginal education, field trips for educators, law and justice education, music education and outdoor, environmental and experiential education. Since our web site launch on September 27, 2006, online site statistics and web rankings indicate there are currently 1,888 pages and 20,185,651 page views using 7.85 Gig of bandwidth per month. Pages are written, edited, published and hosted by Brampton, Ontario, Canada based educator David Spencer. On social media, you may find David as @DavidSpencerEdu on Twitter, as DavidSpencerdotca on and DavidSpencer on Prezi. Please send your accolades, feedback and resource suggestions to David Spencer. Share on social media with the hashtag #EducationParagon. Thank you for visiting. You may contact David Spencer here.

The following resources are helpful to parents and teachers:

  1. Book: Supporting Successful Transition from Primary to Secondary School by Tina Rae (2014)
  2. Book: Book: Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv (2008)
  3. Book: Digital Tools for Teaching: 30 E-tools for Collaborating, Creating, and Publishing across the Curriculum by Steve Johnson (2013)
  4. DVD video: Canadian Popular Music in the '60's, '70's & '80's by EMI Music Canada (2012)
  5. DVD video: Canada: A People's History produced by Mark Starowicz (2001).
  6. Book: Fire in the Bones: Bill Mason and the Canadian Canoeing Tradition by James Raffan (1999)

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Canadian First Nations

People to add:

  • Significant Canadian Aboriginals
  • Native Political Leaders
  • Walter Dieter was one of the founders of the National Indian Brotherhood which was formed at the national level to combat the assimilation of aboriginal peoples.
  • Freda Ahenakew. She was born in the Ahtahkakoop First Nation. Was a world class linguist and scholar.
  • James Gosnell Chief of the Eagle Clan of Nisga in British Columbia.
  • Jake Fire was a Mohawk and strong defender of the Iroquois Confederacy. Like his ancestors, he was a citizen of a society which practiced a sophisticated order of government long before the arrival of the Europeans. On May 1, 1899 he was assassinated by the Canadian Dominion Police.
  • Lisa Odjig originally from Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, feels connected to her Odawa/Ojibwa Nation roots and she believes more Aboriginal youth should feel the same way about theirs. She often gives dance seminars to Aboriginal children all across Canada. Lisa’s specialty is the dynamic and colourful Hoop Dance. A hoop dancer is in continuous motion, forming the shapes and designs with the hoops. Lisa explains “Hoop dancing is a story-telling dance, a teaching dance. more info. Canada's Got Talent video from April 2012.
  • Helen Betty Osborne was a Cree Aboriginal woman from Norway House reserve who was kidnapped and murdered while walking down Third Street in The Pas, Manitoba on the evening of November 13, 1971. Info 1
  • Piapot (1816-1908) also spelled Payipwat and Payepot Info 1 and Info 2 and info 3
  • Joseph Brant
  • Omer Peters was a founding member of the Union of Ontario Indians.
  • Robert Smallboy moved his Alberta Emineskin Band people in 1967 to the Rocky Mountains and set up a wilderness survival camp.
  • Teyoninhokarewen (John Norton) in 1804, a young Mohawk Chief, arrived in England from the Six Nations area of Canada to negotiate treaties with the English. At the request of the British and Foreign Bible Society, he translated the Gospel of John into Mohawk. His work would represent a number of firsts for the newly-formed Bible Society: first translation, first publication, and first distribution in a foreign land. Film Kahaha:Ra’s — I Take the Path
  • John Young was a Chief of the Pas First Nation promoted education of First Nations people.
  • Tom Longboat

Media in category "Canadian First Nations"

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