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Indigenous Perspectives on Education (K-10): Getting Started

This guide will help teachers locate materials and information about the history, traditions, and perspectives of First Nations Metis, Inuit, and Native peoples for teaching in the K-10 classroom. Thank you to Mark Mueller for developing this resource

Curriculum Connections

The following document - First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Connections: Scope and Sequence of Expectations 2014 - outlines the different expectations in the Ontario curriculum where connections to indigenous perspectives can be made.


Call Number Ranges

The following call number ranges are where most of the books on indigenous people can be found at the Tyndale Libraries

E 75 - E 99: Indians of North America
E 81 - E 83: Indian wars
E 99: Indian tribes and cultures

If you want to browse the call number ranges using the WorldCat catalog use the index label nu: to search the first set of alphanumeric characters (i.e. nu:E 99)

Education Library Indigenous materials are on open shelves to browse. Items from the Main Library collection beginning with "E" call numbers are in closed stacks and may be requested.

Subject Headings

Searching by subject headings is one of the more efficient ways to find resources using the WorldCat catalog. This method of searching will limit your search resources that deal with your exact topic.

Use one of the following three subject headings on the right-hand side of the page to retrieve similar items. You can search for items by subject heading using the su: index label.

su:Native peoples -- Canada -- History -- Juvenile literature.

su:Native peoples -- Canada -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.

su:Indians of North America -- Canada.

Use the Library of Congress Subject Heading Search engine to find other subject headings used to describe resources related to Indigenous people and perspectives.

Library of Congress Subject Heading Search