Grade 1 English Language Arts

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Métis Art and Stories in the Classroom with Leah Marie Dorion. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Why were bison essential to people living on the plains, prior to the time of Treaty negotiations (1870s)? What does the bison represent today? This LIVE Arts broadcast features contemporary artwork and storytelling by Métis artist Leah Marie Dorion, based on her children's book, "Métis Camp Circ...

A Mother's Earth

Series: Wapos Bay
This award-winning series, produced in Cree, English and French, uses stop-motion animation to portray life in a fictional northern Saskatchewan community. It focuses on issues and events in the lives of children and their supportive families in this traditional Cree community. The adults guide t...

Raven Power

Raven identifies, through several scenarios, that the men and boys in the community take the women and girls for granted and show lack of respect for them. The women go on a week-long retreat, and only Jacob seems able to make coffee, cook meals and keep things running. Raven and Chief Big Sky ne...

Peter's Moccasins (Saulteaux Version)

Grandmother has made Peter a pair of beautiful moccasins. The moccasins are finely detailed with tufted moose hair and porcupine quills. Peter's classmates all wear sneakers, not moccasins. Peter hides his moccasins until a classmate brings her pair of beaded moccasins for show and tell. This sto...

Peter's Moccasins (Dene Version)

Grandmother has made Peter a pair of beautiful moccasins. The moccasins are finely detailed with tufted moose hair and porcupine quills. Peter's classmates all wear sneakers, not moccasins. Peter hides his moccasins until a classmate brings her pair of beaded moccasins for show and tell. This sto...

Peter's Moccasins (Dakota Version)

Grandmother has made Peter a pair of beautiful moccasins. The moccasins are finely detailed with tufted moose hair and porcupine quills. Peter's classmates all wear sneakers, not moccasins. Peter hides his moccasins until a classmate brings her pair of beaded moccasins for show and tell. This sto...

Peter's Moccasins (Cree Version)

Grandmother has made Peter a pair of beautiful moccasins. The moccasins are finely detailed with tufted moose hair and porcupine quills. Peter's classmates all wear sneakers, not moccasins. Peter hides his moccasins until a classmate brings her pair of beaded moccasins for show and tell. This sto...

Peter's Moccasins

Grandmother has made Peter a pair of beautiful moccasins. The moccasins are finely detailed with tufted moose hair and porcupine quills. Peter's classmates all wear sneakers, not moccasins. Peter hides his moccasins until a classmate brings her pair of beaded moccasins for show and tell. This sto...

Just a Walk (Saulteaux Version)

This story follows the adventures of Chuck, who sets out on "just a walk." Chuck has many adventures during his walk. He sinks to the bottom of the river, a badger chases him up a tree, an eagle carries him by the seat of his pants and a hawk takes Chuck to a big cloud. Arriving home to his worri...

Just a Walk (Dene Version)

This story follows the adventures of Chuck, who sets out on "just a walk." Chuck has many adventures during his walk. He sinks to the bottom of the river, a badger chases him up a tree, an eagle carries him by the seat of his pants and a hawk takes Chuck to a big cloud. Arriving home to his worri...

Just a Walk (Dakota Version)

This story follows the adventures of Chuck, who sets out on "just a walk." Chuck has many adventures during his walk. He sinks to the bottom of the river, a badger chases him up a tree, an eagle carries him by the seat of his pants and a hawk takes Chuck to a big cloud. Arriving home to his worri...

Just a Walk (Cree Version)

This story follows the adventures of Chuck, who sets out on "just a walk." Chuck has many adventures during his walk. He sinks to the bottom of the river, a badger chases him up a tree, an eagle carries him by the seat of his pants and a hawk takes Chuck to a big cloud. Arriving home to his worri...

Just a Walk

This story follows the adventures of Chuck, who sets out on "just a walk." Chuck has many adventures during his walk. He sinks to the bottom of the river, a badger chases him up a tree, an eagle carries him by the seat of his pants and a hawk takes Chuck to a big cloud. Arriving home to his worri...

Byron Through the Seasons (Saulteaux Version)

Produced by the students and teachers of Ducharme Elementary School in La Loche, this story highlights aspects of Dene culture that were vital in the past and are still important today. On a visit to school, Grandfather Jones describes activities such as fishing and hunting, moccasin sewing, and ...

Byron Through the Seasons (Dene Version)

Produced by the students and teachers of Ducharme Elementary School in La Loche, this story highlights aspects of Dene culture that were vital in the past and are still important today. On a visit to school, Grandfather Jones describes activities such as fishing and hunting, moccasin sewing, and ...

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