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Indigenous Education K-12

Shared Learnings

Shared Learnings: Integrating BC Aboriginal Content K-10 is a teacher's guide for integrating Aboriginal content into the BC curriculum in ways that reflect Aboriginal concepts of teaching and learning. It includes content specific to grades, grade clusters, and subject areas in addition to sample lessons plans, recommended resources, and instructional strategies.

View the full document online

Find the print copy at Xwi7xwa: ET B758 S33 2006



The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) and the First Nations Schools Association (FNSA) offer online curriculum resources, including materials on Indian Residential Schools and Reconciliation.

FNESC: Learning First Peoples Classroom Resources
FNSA: Curriculum and Resources

Introductory Resources

Curriculum Development Resources

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Natural Resource Use, Protection, and Ecology

Race Awareness


Child Care

Finding Curriculum Resources at UBC

Searching the UBC Catalogue

Search the UBC Library Catalogue by clicking on Advanced Search under Books and Media

Subject Headings

Browse using these terms:

  • Curricula
  • Curriculum development
  • Study and teaching
  • Cultural education

Combined with:

  • First Nations
  • Aboriginal
  • Native
  • Indigenous
  • Indian

Helpful hint: Truncation helps to broaden your search terms!
    Example: curric?, teach?

Evaluation Tools:
Resources for evaluating educational materials and children's literature can be found on the Aboriginal Children's Literature Guide.



Indian Residential School System

Language Arts

Social Studies

AFN Toolkit

Photo from AFN website.

Children's Literature

Image courtesy Sarah Dupont.

Xwi7xwa Library has a research guide focused on Aboriginal Children's Literature:

Here you will find search tips, bibliographies, award lists, and tools for evaluating children's literature about and by Indigenous peoples.