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Name: Megan Cook

School Affiliation: Medicine Hat College, MRU

National, Tribal, or Band Affiliation: None






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Call for guides for pronunciation for FNMI vocabulary

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 11:56 a.m.

Please reply with resources that would be useful in the classroom for guiding conversations around pronounciation of FNMI words, bands, vocabulary, etc. These …

Re: Inuit Music

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 11:48 a.m.

There is a Juno Award winning Inuk singer called Susan Aglukark. She has also written a book called Una Huna, What is This?, which incorperates the Inuk langua…

Re: Generational Trauma

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 11:46 a.m.

I agree completely with Tanisha. It is not okay to pry into a student's life about trauma they or their caregivers have experienced, however if they are willin…

Re: Should students be in school September 30th for Truth & Reconciliation Day?

 On Oct. 20, 2021, 11:41 a.m.

I strongly believe that having students in class for Truth & Reconcilliation Day is the way to go. Making this day a "holiday" makes it just another day th…

Re: Impact of Residential Schools

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 11:44 a.m.

I feel that the original, is a loaded question.
We know that the impact of residential schools intergenterationally is trauma. passed through generations.
I ha…

Indigenous Story Sharing

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 11:27 a.m.
A great resource. Stories from Indigenous Alberta.
Please add links to any other authentic stories you come across below!

General FNMI Resources for the Classroom

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 11:24 a.m.

Please add general FNMI resources that would be useful in the classroom!

Re: Physical Education

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 11:22 a.m.

Here are some useful Phys Ed resources for incorperating Indigenous games etc!

Glenbow Museum Blackfoot "Our Way of Life"

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 11:18 a.m.

A great resource by the Glenbow Museum.

Experiencing Indigenous Culture on the Prairies

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 11:10 a.m.

Here is a great article discussing authenitc Indigenous-led experiences in the prairie provinces.…

Re: Hands-on Activities/Fieldtrips

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 11:05 a.m.

There are many amazing field trips available in Southern Alberta & Saskatchewan to explore Indigenous culture.
Some that come to mind are:
- Head-Smashed-I…

Re: Children's Book for a K-6 Classroom

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 10:59 a.m.

Una Huna What is This? by Susan Aglukark

National Geographic has recently released a set of Indigenous Canada volumes. These are available at the Medicine Hat…

Re: 1000 Ravens for Reconciliation

 On Oct. 12, 2021, 10:54 a.m.

This is a beautiful project! It most definitely reflects the difficult task of reconcilliation! I like Alexa's idea of bringing in something similar to the col…