Things I Like – First Nation’s Art

Things I Like – First Nation’s Art

rubberboots and elf shoes: button blankets - a First Nations tradition from the NorthWest Coast

rubberboots and elf shoes: button blankets - a First Nations tradition from the NorthWest Coast

The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada. The AFN represents all citizens regardless of age, gender or place of residence.

The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada. The AFN represents all citizens regardless of age, gender or place of residence.

Graphic: Canada’s Burgeoning Aboriginal Population. * * * New data from Statistics Canada’s National Household Survey shows that 1,400,685 people had an aboriginal identity in 2011,  or 4.3% of the total Canadian population. The aboriginal population increased by 232,385 people, or 20.1% between 2006 and 2011, compared with 5.2% for the rest of Canada’s non-aboriginal population. Projections show that the aboriginal identity population  in Canada could be 2.2 million by 2031.

Graphic: Canada’s Burgeoning Aboriginal Population. * * * New data from Statistics Canada’s National Household Survey shows that 1,400,685 people had an aboriginal identity in 2011, or 4.3% of the total Canadian population. The aboriginal population increased by 232,385 people, or 20.1% between 2006 and 2011, compared with 5.2% for the rest of Canada’s non-aboriginal population. Projections show that the aboriginal identity population in Canada could be 2.2 million by 2031.

First Nations Activities for Kids - Crystal's Tiny Treasures- features sweat lodge for play based learning world

First Nations Activities for Kids - Crystal's Tiny Treasures- features sweat lodge for play based learning world

The holistic notion of body, mind, heart, and spirit is a time - honoured one for First Nations peoples but is somewhat of a novelty in mainstream society. It is however, a framework that is becoming more accepted as an important way to view the health of humans.

The holistic notion of body, mind, heart, and spirit is a time - honoured one for First Nations peoples but is somewhat of a novelty in mainstream society. It is however, a framework that is becoming more accepted as an important way to view the health of humans.

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada - Ages 4 to 7

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada - Ages 4 to 7

Today is Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The Anishinaabe Ojibway people teach their children a set of principles known as the Seven Grandfathers.  The story goes that seven grandfathers (spiritual bein…

Today is Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The Anishinaabe Ojibway people teach their children a set of principles known as the Seven Grandfathers. The story goes that seven grandfathers (spiritual bein…

First Nations History "We Were Not The Savages" by Daniel N. Paul (Mi'kmaq)

First Nations History "We Were Not The Savages" by Daniel N. Paul (Mi'kmaq)

Update: Large scale Map of First Nations pre-European contact Map maker provides pre-contact look of Canada

Update: Large scale Map of First Nations pre-European contact Map maker provides pre-contact look of Canada

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