An NPR recording that discusses the legacy of Indian Boarding schools. The in-depth report includes a full transcript, plenty of sources and links to additional material to expand the initial recording topic.
This presentation discusses pedagogy of educating Native students. It discusses the incorporation of traditional knowledge into education and other methodologies to help this underserved student population.
An overview of Indian Boarding Schools/Residential Schools, this resource includes links to many other useful resources for educators to build their knowledge about this system and its multi-generational effects upon Native youth.
An exploration of topics such as drugs and gangs and their affects on Native youth. The resource focuses upon positive methods of addressing these challenges such as incorporating traditional knowledge into education.
Pages 94-102 focus upon the emotional impact of Residential Schools. This section is informative for both students and educators who are new to the topic, as it offers some insight into the ongoing effects of this education system in North America. Similar to the first resource, this is from a Canadian source. It is however much more in depth, including lesson plans, resource lists and a wealth of background knowledge that can be incorporated into various subject areas.
The section on pages 8-10 discusses the importance of naming. This is a great opportunity to discuss stereotypes and bring in broader current event topics, such as racist sports team names. This resource provides an excellent background about Native students in Canada, including the Residential School system. Since many Aboriginal groups' traditional areas straddled post colonial borders, this Canadian resource is relevant to Americans as well.