☉Aboriginal literacy and education: A holistic perspective that embraces intergenerational knowledge. by Cordoba, T. (2005). 9th Provincial Aboriginal Education Conference, Nov 1 -3. Whistler, BC.
☀Aboriginal governance in the decade ahead: Towards a new agenda for change. by John Graham. & Jake Wilson (2004), A Framework Paper for the TANAGA Series. Ottawa, Ontario: Institute on Governance.
☸The Aboriginal language program planning workbook by Barbara Kavanagh (1999) Prepared for the First Nations Education Steering Committee: Aboriginal Languages Sub-committee, British Columbia.
☉Aboriginal people and post-secondary education in Canada by Michael Mendelson (2006). Published by Caledon Institute of Social Policy, Ottawa.
☀Animating sites of postcolonial education: Indigenous knowledge and the Humanities. by Dr. Marie Battiste (2004) CSSE Plenary, May, Manitoba.
☸ A Pedagogy of the land: Dreams of respectful relations. by Celia Haig-Brown & Kaaren Dannenmann (2002). McGill Journal of Education, Fall. "(Re)creating traditional knowledge with others in contemporary contexts, as their birthright, is the goal of the program."
☉ Best Practices in Aboriginal Education by BC Ministry of Education (2003). First Nations Education Steering Committee. 9th Provincial Aboriginal Education Conference, November 1 -3. Whistler, BC.
☀Coyote Learns to Make a Storybasket: The Place of First Nations Stories in Education by Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, (1997). PhD Dissertation, Simon Fraser University.
☸Creating the Future: A Planning Handbook for Board Members and Administrators of First Nations Boards by Dr. Larry Thomas (2004) for the First Nations Education Steering Committee.
☉Enabling the Autumn Seed: Toward a decolonized approach to aboriginal knowledge, language, and education by Dr. Marie Battiste (1998) Canadian Journal of Native Education, 22 (1), 16 – 27. "This article discusses the need for Aboriginal knowledge to be retained through Aboriginal languages supported in curricula. It also challenges the Eurocentric assumptions that have pushed Aboriginal knowledge and languages to the margins and raises current Aboriginal educational concerns regarding a transformed curriculum that embraces the rich diversity of knowledge and provides the necessary consciousness to enable Aboriginal humanity to be respected and protected."
☸First Nations Holistic Lifelong Learning Model by the Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre.
Flash animated, interactive site to explore the elements of this model for lifelong learning created by the ABLKC of the Canadian Council on Learning.
☉First Nations, Inuit and Metis Educational History from a Health Human Resources Perspective. (2007) published by the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO). Excellent overview of how the effects of colonization and residential schools have influenced aboriginal health in Canada.
☀ Group Apraxia: The Phenomenology of Acculturalism by Aubrey Neal, University of Manitoba. Excellent paper focused on the perpetual cycle of assimilation expectations and the move towards self governance.
☸ Indigenous knowledge and pedagogy in First Nations education by Dr. Maria Battiste, (2002) wrote this extensive literature review with recommendations for the Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.
☉ Integrating Aboriginal Perspectives into Curricula: A Resource for Curriculum Developers, Teachers and Administrators.
Published for the K-12 curriculum in Manitoba, this useful resource offers guidance that can be applied to designing post-secondary experiences as well.
☀Learn in Beauty: Indigenous education for a new century edited by Jon Reyhner, Joseph Martin, Louise Lockard, W. Sakiestewa Gilbert (2000). The title of this monograph, Learn in Beauty, is adapted from a traditional Navajo prayer that calls for listeners to "walk in beauty" and live in harmony with their world. Most of the papers included here were presented at the second annual Learn in Beauty conference held on June 23 and 24, 2000 in Flagstaff, Arizona.
☸Legal Mechanisms for assumption of jurisdiction and control over education by First Nations by Nancy Morgan (1998) for The First Nations Education Steering Committee in British Columbia.
☉Long term strategies for institutional change in universities and colleges: Facilitating native people negotiating a middle ground. by A. Rodney Bobiwash. (1999). Center for World Indigenous Studies. "In the epistemological sense there is no question that the tribal method of gathering information is more sophisticated and certainly more comprehensive than western science. In most tribal traditions, no data is discarded as unimportant or irrelevant."
☀Meeting the Needs of Aboriginal Learners - An Overview of Current Programs and Services, Challenges, Opportunities and Lessons Learned (2005) Published by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges.
☸Redefined rhetoric: Academic discourse and Aboriginal students. by Linda Ruth Dyck (2005) University of Lethbridge. Excellent overview of Quaternity and its applications to written and verbal discourse in education. Paper presented at the First Nations, First Thoughts Conference, Canadian Studies Centre, University of Edinburgh, May 5-6, 2005.
☉Redressing the balance: Canadian university programs in support of Aboriginal students. by David Holmes (2006) for the Association of Universities and Colleges. Ottawa.
☀Redefining how success is measured in First Nations, Inuit and Métis Learning (2007). Published by ABLKC. First Nations, Inuit and Métis have long advocated learning that affirms their own ways of knowing, cultural traditions and values. However, Aboriginal Peoples also desire Western education that can equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to participate in Canadian society. First Nations, Inuit and Métis recognize that “two ways of knowing” will foster the necessary conditions for nurturing healthy, sustainable communities.
☸Sacred Ways of Life: Traditional Knowledge. by Chelsea Crowshoe (2005) published by the First Nations Centre and the National Aboriginal Health Organization.
☉Science and Traditional Knowledge by ICSU Study Group on Science and Traditional Knowledge (2002).
☀Stolen Lands, Broken Promises: Researching the Indian Land Question in British Columbia by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, 2nd edition is intended as a practical, hands-on resource for Indigenous community members wanting to conduct research on a variety of issues affecting traditional territory and reserve lands in British Columbia. It is designed to guide researchers through the processes of planning and successfully completing lands-related research projects that have a strong historical component.
Entire manual (40 MB) can be downloaded at
URL: www.ubcic.bc.ca/files/PDF/RILQ2005/Stolen Lands, Broken Promises.pdf
☸Visual Metaphor, Cultural Knowledge, and the New Rhetoric by Robert St. Clair (2000). The original work on Quaternity and Aboriginal learning, which was expanded on by Dyck. Chapter 8 in Living in Beauty.
☉What's the Deal with Treaties? A layman's Guide (2007) by the B.C. Treaty Commission. An educational resource for Social Studies 10 and First Nations 12 classes across BC to introduce the important concepts of treaty making in British Columbia. Fifth Edition.