Resources for National Indigenous History Month

In June, we celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage, and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada.

If you’re interested in learning more about Indigenous peoples, here are some resources recommended by our knowledge holder SherryLynne.

Bearpaw Education Videos 

Re-Claiming Status 

Raising the Spirit: Cultural Connection Plans for Aboriginal Children 

Understanding Aboriginal Identity 

Wahkohtowin, The Relationship Between Cree people and Natural Law 

The Right To Love 

Books

Family of Light by Barbara Marciniak

Embers by Richard Wagamese

The Lesser Blessed by Richard Van Camp

Black Elk: The Sacred ways of Lakota by Wallace Black Elk

Indigenous Storywork by Jo-Ann Archibald

The 13 Original Clan Mothers by Jamie Sams

Medicine Woman + Spirit  Woman + Jaguar Woman + The Woman of Wyrrd + Dark Sister + Love and Power + Tree of Dream + The Power Deck + Teachings Around the Sacred Wheel and Writing Spirit all by Lynn V. Andrews

 

You can find even more recommended books here: https://www.cbc.ca/books/35-books-to-read-for-national-indigenous-history-month-1.5585489