Teacher’s Guide for Piisim Finds Her Miskanow
by Margaret Dumas | Deborah Schnitzer
Grade: for grades 5–12
Piisim Finds Her Miskanow provides groundbreaking historical information about the culture and language of the Rocky Cree people around present-day South Indian Lake, Manitoba. The Teacher’s Guide for Pisim Finds Her Miskanow focusses on midwifery, Miskanow, journey making, and storytelling. The lessons and activities in the guide support the learning outcomes included in Manitoba curriculum documents. The guide emphasizes the origins of First Peoples, their connections to the land, their culture, types of leadership, the value of oral culture, and the forms of interaction before and during early contact with Europeans.