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Teacher's Guide for Powwow Counting in Cree

By Katherena Vermette
Imprint: Portage & Main Press

Categories: Education, Preschool & Kindergarten, Mathematics, Social Science
Paperback : 9781553795087, 28 pages, January 2014
Ebook (PDF) : 9781553795100, 24 pages, January 2014

Table of contents


  • Chart: Illustration-Activity Correlation 1
  • Exploring Cree Language 2
  • Exploring the Powwow 8
  • Exploring Cree Culture 12
  • Special Topic: Eagles 14
  • Special Topic: The Seven Sacred Teachings 19

Explore Cree language and culture with young readers using the engaging activities in this guide to Powwow Counting in Cree.


Written by early years educator and Indigenous author Katherena Vermette, this guide for teachers provides engaging activities and ideas for discussion based on each illustration in Powwow Counting in Cree.

In this resource, you will find:

  • background information that addresses specific topics related to Cree culture and language
  • detailed, easy-to-follow lesson plans for social studies, language arts, mathematics, and other content areas in preschool, kindergarten, and up
  • activities that promote cross-curricular connections through explorations of Cree language and culture, powwow traditions, the significance of eagles, and the Seven Sacred Teachings
  • additional sources of information about Cree language and culture

And much more!