Supporting FNMI Student Success (with Debbie Mineault)

History: Impacts of Formal Education on FNMI People

In this session Debbie Mineault combines personal insights and historical references to illustrate the resiliency of FNMI people to the impacts of industrial, mission, and residential schools. You will have the opportunity to list to pre-discussions and explore the implications for teaching and learning for your own classroom context.

Playback this webinar here

Handouts and Resources

Presenter's Slides: FNMI Student Success Session 2 Feb 15wiki.pptx
Les Metisse - primary source recounting of events
Memorandum of Understanding for First Nation Education in Alberta - The MOU provides a framework for collaboration to support a range of education-related issues including parental and community engagement, Treaty and cultural awareness, and on-going work on tuition and education service agreements.

The Virtual Museum of Metis History and Culture Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research
Métis People in Alberta – Then and Now (prepared for grade 4): http://www.historybenchmarks.ca/lesson/392
Indian Residential Schools (prepared for grade 7): http://www.historybenchmarks.ca/lesson/379
First Nations and Collective Rights – Part 1 (prepared for grade 9): http://www.historybenchmarks.ca/lesson/383
First Nations and Collective Rights – Part 2 (prepared for grade 9): http://www.historybenchmarks.ca/lesson/390

Session screenshots from group discussions:
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Story: All People are Important All people are Important.doc

 

This resource was developed by ERLC as a result of a grant from Alberta Education to support implementation.