In this book, author Pamela Toulouse provides current information, personal insights, authentic resources, interactive strategies and lesson plans that support Indigenous and non-Indigenous learners in the classroom. This book is for all teachers that are looking for ways to respectfully infuse residential school history, treaty education, Indigenous contributions, First Nation/Métis/Inuit perspectives and sacred circle teachings into their subjects and courses. The author presents a culturally relevant and holistic approach that facilitates relationship building and promotes ways to engage in reconciliation activities.
[The author’s] background and teaching experience provide the insight, knowledge, and expertise to make this a valuable text for both the novice and experienced teacher.
—Canadian Teacher Magazine
A valuable resource which will allow all teachers to move forward respectfully.
—Kevin Reed, Indigenous Education Consultant, LDSB
Every educator in Canada needs to know what is in this book. Her text moves “beyond acknowledgements and apologies” to restorative education about, and with, Indigenous peoples. In well-organized, clear language, Toulouse maps, scaffolds, and guides important First Nations concepts and methods for meaningful teaching and learning.
—Leah Fowler, EDCAN Network
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