The Key Moments in Indigenous History Timeline poster that accompanies the Indigenous Perspectives Education Guide, provides a chronological overview of Indigenous history in what is now Canada from time immemorial to present.
This timeline is designed to accompany Historica Canada’s Indigenous Perspectives Education Guide, which includes lesson plans and classroom activities based on the Historical Thinking Concepts. Download the Guide at...
Popular narratives of Canadian history have most frequently been told from the perspective of European settlers. As a result, Indigenous experiences have often been neglected or excluded from the telling of our country’s history. For a more comprehensive understanding of Canada’s history, it is important to examine it from Indigenous perspectives. Doing so requires students to explore the depth, breadth, diversity, and regional variation of experiences of Indigenous peoples in the land that...
Use this worksheet to complete the 'Uncovering the Numbered Treaties' Activity on page 9 of the Treaties in Canada Education Guide, and Activity #8, 'Treaties: The Ethical Dimension' on pages 10 and 11 of the Indigenous Perspectives Education Guide.
This list of resources has been compiled to further students’ knowledge of Indigenous contributions to Canadian military history. Students can read and listen to the articles and testimonies to learn more about the reasons Indigenous people joined the Canadian military, their achievements and challenges while serving, and their experiences following their service.
Teachers are encouraged to preview the testimonies before assigning them, as stories of war often include graphic content.
The Think Like a Historian series of videos and resources is a curriculum-based learning tool to build skills to analyze and interpret primary sources.Watch the videos, and download the education guide and worksheets to learn the five key steps to analyzing primary sources.
In this series, we look at letters and sketches from the Halifax Explosion of 1917.