Brief profile of role model Rob Cardinal, a Blackfoot astronomer credited with discovering Comet Cardinal.
Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.19.
Searchable website is an online portal giving educators access to Indigenous sky-knowledge resources.
Discusses Ininewuk (Cree) perspectives of astronomy, including mythology, stories and unique interpretations.
Retelling of traditional story.
Source: Man in the Moon: Sky Tales from Many Lands collected by Alta Jablow and Carl Withers.
Traditional Sami story.
Source: The Storytelling Star by James Riordan.
Science & Engineering Thesis (PHD) - Curtin University, 2014.
Designed to accompany retelling of Wasco traditional story about how stars came to be arranged in the shapes of animals. Recommended for use with
Includes annotated bibliography, book critiques, and four lessons plans appropriate for sixth grade.
Content focused on the Mi'kmaq, Wolastoqewiyik, and Passamaquoddy (Peskotomuhkati) peoples of New Brunswick.
Related materials: Interactive Activities; Activity Answer Sheet Lesson A: Worldview in Muin/Bear/Muwin and The Seven Hunters
Traditional stories include: The Seven Brothers (Big Dipper); Nya-Gwa-Ih, The Celestial Bear; The Seven Star Dancers; The Seven Brothers of the Star Cluster (Pleiades), Ga-Do-Waas and His Star Belt (Milky Way); and The Man-Eating Wife, the Little Old Woman and the Morning Star.
Haudenosaunee refers to the six nations (Kanien’kehaka (Mohawk), Onayotekaono (Oneida), Onandaga, Guyohkohnyoh (Cayuga), Onondowahgah (Seneca), and Skaruhreh (Tuscarora)) which comprise the Iroquois Confederacy.
Retelling of a traditional story. Suggested age range 6-11 years.
Retelling of a traditional story.
Lesson plans which can be use with a variety of grades.