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Mi'kmaq & Indigenous Studies: Indigenous Knowledge & Education

This guide was created for students, faculty, administrative staff, and our community members.

Calls to Action - Education for Reconciliation

Calls to Action:

62) We call upon the federal, provincial, and territorial governments, in consultation and collaboration with Survivors, Aboriginal peoples, and educators, to:

i. Make age-appropriate curriculum on residential schools, Treaties, and Aboriginal peoples’ historical and contemporary contributions to Canada a mandatory education requirement for Kindergarten to Grade Twelve students.

ii. Provide the necessary funding to post-secondary institutions to educate teachers on how to integrate Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods into classrooms.

iii. Provide the necessary funding to Aboriginal schools to utilize Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods in classrooms.

iv. Establish senior-level positions in government at the assistant deputy minister level or higher dedicated to Aboriginal content in education.

Books - Philosophy

Books - Science Methods

Four Directions

Parliament of Canada (PRB 03-38E)