First Nations Métis & Inuit Learning Services
- NEW ATA - Pierres d'assise (French)
- NEW ATA - Stepping Stones
- NEW Handbook of Best Practices in Aboriginal Early Childhood Programs
- Best Practices - Including First Nations, Métis and Inuit in the Curriculum (Bruce-Grey Catholic School District)
- Elders: Elder Wisdom in the Classroom
- ATA Indigenous Education; Walking Together resources
- Walking Together: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Perspectives in Curriculum
- Alberta Education Teaching Quality Standard
- Alberta Education Leadership Quality Standard
- Alberta Education Superintendent Leadership Quality Standard
Professional Learning Resources
First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learning Services offers professional learning opportunities for staff members of Red Deer Public Schools.
Presentations or workshops we offer are listed below. For more detail on the presentations or workshops, please click on the link.
To book a presentation or workshop, please contact First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learning Services by phone or email.
Email: Terry Lakey@rdpsd.ab.ca or Hayley.Christen@rdpsd.ab.ca
PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS from First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learning Services
Please note: Some of the Professional learning workshops are not available at this time due to physical distancing restrictions and other Covid 19 protocol.
- Choosing First Nations, Métis and Inuit Resources,
- Residential Schools & Reconciliation,
- Treaties, Land Claims and Metis Settlements,
- Treaty 6, 7 & 8,
- The Indian Act,
- Metis Identity,
- First Nations, Metis and Inuit Identity
Stepping Stones is a publication of the Alberta Teachers’ Association Walking Together: Education for Reconciliation and is intended to support certificated teachers on their learning journey to meet the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Foundational Knowledge competency in the Teaching Quality Standard.
|Elder Protocol||Traditional Plants & Uses||Indigenous Education Resources||Linguistic Diversity & Revitalization|
|Introduction to the Inuit||Métis Nation of Alberta||Métis Settlements & Agreements||Music and Dance|
|Treaty Six||Treaty Seven||Treaty Eight||Residential Schools - First Nations Experience|
|Residential Schools - Inuit Experience||Residential Schools - Métis Experience||Sixties Scoop||Terminology|
RECOMMENDED READS - click on the book title for a link to a review of the book. Some of these books may be available at First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learning Services for staff members to borrow.
From the Ashes by Jesse thistle
Broken Circle The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools: A Memoir by Theodore Fontane
In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation by Daniel Metcalfe-Chenail
Peace Pipe Dreams: The Truth about Lies about Indians by Darrell Dennis
The Reason You Walk: A Memoir by Wab Kinew
Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation & Residential Schools, Anthology of selected readings
A Knock on The Door: The Essential History of Residential Schools from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Not a book, but an excellent professional learning resource is The 8th Fire: Aboriginal Peoples, Canada and the Way Forward - First Nations, Metis and Inuit Learning Services has the three DVD collection to lend out to district staff members..
To book a workshop or arrange a presentation, please contact Professional Development, telephone1-800-232-7208 (toll free in Alberta) or 780-447-9485 (Edmonton area) or e-mail email@example.com. Please book at least six weeks in advance. The Alberta Teachers’ Association charges a nominal inclusive fee of $100 plus GST for each session.