K-12

2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey: Gender Differences in Inuit Education and Employment

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Strategic Research Directorate]
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC)
Description
Key findings: higher education results in higher income ranges, women are more likely to have completed high school and plan to continue their educations, and women most often cited family responsibilities as reason not to continue school.
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2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Report on the Experiences of American Indian & Alaska Native Respondents

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Sandy E. James
Trudie Jackson
Mattee Jim]
Description
Reports responses of 319 individuals who were asked questions about family life, income nd employment, education, housing and homeless, public accommodation, harassment and violence, police interactions and prisons, health and identity documents. Related material: 2008 Survey Results.
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2019 Survey of Canadians: Toward Reconciliation: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Perspectives: Final Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Environics Institute for Survey Research
Description
National public opinion survey conducted online (in the provinces) and by telephone (in the Territories) with a representative sample of 5,732 Canadians (ages 18 and over), including 645 persons who identified themselves as Indigenous, between December 14, 2018 and January 16, 2019. Related material: Executive Summary.
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5,000 Little Indians Went to School: A Survey of the First Four Critical Growth Years of School Starters Enrolled in Federal Schools in 1964

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Education Branch
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Description
Surveys completed by teachers in federal schools from 1964 to 1968. Statistics for: entrance age, grade distribution by age and sex, handicapped children, promotion and non-promotion patterns, reasons for non-promotion, school attendance, fluency in language of instruction, and use of the basic oral English course.
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Aboriginal Art Displayed for Vincent Massey Students

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains 14 negatives of Aboriginal art displayed for Vincent Massey Students May 25, 1989. The art displayed includes a variety of traditional items such as snowshoes, mukluks, beadwork, and minature totem poles. In eight of the negatives an unidentified man is shown holding up a minature tipi. In the other negatives art is displayed on tables.
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Aboriginal Children and Early Childhood Development and Education in Canada: Linking the Past and the Present to the Future

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Margo Greenwood
Sarah de Leeuw
Tina Ngaroimata Fraser
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 30, no. 1, Indigenous Approaches to Early Childhood Care and Education, 2007, pp. 5-18, 189-190
Description
Argues that early childhood is an area of politicized potential for beneficial transformative change for communities and nations.
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Aboriginal Children's Circle of Early Learning

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Children's Circle of Early Learning
Description
Bilingual web portal on early childhood development. Includes links to bulletin board, hands on tools, databases of resources, organizations and individuals.
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Aboriginal Choice School Concept is Growing

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Thomas J. Bruner
Windspeaker, vol. 26, no. 10, January 2009, p. 18
Description
Looks at initiatives carried out by the Aboriginal Education board in Prince George, BC to address the needs of native students in Canada.
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Aboriginal Culturally Focused Secondary School Initiative Report: The Journey of an Aboriginal Education Centre

Alternate Title
[Report of the Aboriginal Education Task Force]: Appendix 7
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Michelle Marrelli
John Rustad
Description
Outlines the information gathering process and advocates for establishment of Aboriginal school in Prince George, British Columbia. Revised copy. Related documents: Report of the Aboriginal Education Task Force: Executive Summary>. Why an Aboriginal Public School?. Summary Rep
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Aboriginal Dental Health - Shining Bright

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 25, no. 4, July/August 2001, p. 35
Description
Reports on five South Eastern Sydney, Australian schools receiving $1,000 each to address dental health issues.
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Aboriginal Early Childhood Education in Canada: Issues of Context

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jane P. Preston
Michael Cottrell
Terrance R. Pelletier
Joseph V. Pearce
Journal of Early Childhood Research, vol. 10, no. 1, February 2012, pp. 3-18
Description
Identifies key features of quality programs and makes suggestions for incorporation of Aboriginal pedagogy, language, and culture and need for qualified staff and engaged communities.
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Aboriginal Education

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Maureen Simpson
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
Description
Argues that Saskatchewan is known for transforming the nature of teaching and learning in Aboriginal education and gives a short history of education in Saskatchewan.
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Aboriginal Education: A Discussion Guide

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Catherine Abraham
Joyce Gram
Description
Uses the two Sharing Our Success studies as basis for developing questions to promote dialogues between parents and educators.
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[Aboriginal Education: A Failing Grade]

Alternate Title
The Agenda With Steve Paikin
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Steve Paikin
Don Drummond
Gary Lipinski
Mimi Gellman
Brenda Small
Description
Discusses inequalities and barriers to post-secondary education for Aboriginal young people. Duration: 34:44.
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Aboriginal Education Research Network (AERN)

Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
First Nations
Metis and Community Education
Description
Overview of how the AERN will encourage and focus education and educational research in Saskatchewan by coordinating an Aboriginal agenda. Includes links to individual documents.
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Aboriginal Educational Policy

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Sandra Bellegarde
Trish LaFontaine
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
Description
Gives a short history of the policies of the Indian Act, residential schools, the integration period and jurisdictional dilemmas between the province and the Federal Government.
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Aboriginal English in the Classroom: An Asset or a Liability?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Farzad Sharifian
Language Awareness, vol. 17, no. 2, 2008, pp. 131-138
Description
Looks at the disadvantages Indigenous Australians endure in the education system and the factors that need to be examined to improve educational outcomes.
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The Aboriginal Focus School Vancouver, BC: A Community Research Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Scott Neufeld
Michael T. Schmitt
Vonnie Hutchingson
Description
Results from 71 interviews with parents, teachers and staff, and information gathered during informal conversations, the school's website and feedback from community presentations of research.
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Aboriginal Head Start: Making a Difference in the Northwest Territories: Longitudinal Evaluation of Aboriginal Heal Start in the Northwest Territories 2000 to 2008: Final Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jennifer Chalmers
Liz Cayen
Marjan Saghatoleslami
Cheryl Bradbury
Description
Reports on the history of the program, development of model evaluation and the 2008 longitudinal evaluation study on the communities of Fort Smith, Hay River, Fort Providence, Bechokò, Yellowknife/Ndilo, Inuvik, Paulatuk and Fort McPherson.
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Aboriginal Home School Liaison Officers In Tasmania

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Claire Anderson
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 3, September 1986, pp. 58-59
Description
Program provides vital communication link between home and school for Aboriginal families in order to improve retention and success rates.
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Aboriginal Horizontal Framework

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Horizontal Framework: Programs and Spending Overview
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Treasury Board Secretariat
Government of Canada]
Description
Overview of Aboriginal-direct programming and spending offered by the Government of Canada. The 360 programs and services are arranged under seven thematic headings: Health, Lifelong Learning, Housing, Safe and Sustainable Communities, Economic Opportunities, Lands and Resources and Governance and Relationships.
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