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Infusing Indigenous Perspectives in K-12 Teaching

This guide is designed to help Initial Teacher Education students find materials that centre or focus on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit worldviews, experiences and knowledges for teaching in the K-12 classroom.

Deepening Knowledge Project

The Deepening Knowledge Project (DKP) website provides links to a wealth of resources including books, videos, journals, magazines, lessons plans, websites, and field trip recommendations.
  • See Professor Jean-Paul Restoule’s introduction to the website.
  • See this list of materials on the DKP website that are available at the Library.


Teaching Portals

Indigenous Digital Learning

Ministry of Education Documents

The Teacher's Toolkit is a collection of electronic resources from the Ministry of Education. Developed in 2009, their goal is to help elementary and secondary teachers bring Aboriginal perspectives into their classrooms.

Other Library Guides

Indigenous Studies 

This guide provides links to a range of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis resources, including books, journals, encyclopedias, films, primary sources, government documents, data, websites, and local organizations. The guide is an excellent tool for those interested in exploring Aboriginal studies and research.

Indigenous Publishers 

This guide provides information on publishers of materials by or about First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples. The guide focuses on academic publishers and small presses. 

Education: Resources for Teacher Candidates

This OISE Library research guide is designed to help Initial Teacher Education students find lesson plans, children's literature, videos, journal articles, writing advice, and more.

Our Stories: First Peoples in Canada

Centennial College has created an Open Educational Resource (OER) about Indigenous histories and issues in Canada as it relates to Education.