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    New World Ideas: Indigenous Innovations that Changed Everything
    Manitoba teachers are invited to explore two new curriculum resources that celebrate
    Indigenous innovations and offer practical ideas for the classroom.
    The Birch Bark Canoe: Navigating a New World illuminates the genius of the craft and explores it as a catalyst for inquiry based learning. Designed for middle and senior years, the package contains a twenty five minute video with an accompanying booklet that makes explicit connections to provincial curriculum documents and suggests a range of hands on activities that engage students in significant learning experiences.
    The Three Sisters: Renewing the World builds on an ancient story told by many Indigenous Peoples and passed on through oral traditions for thousands of years. The twenty nine minute video explains the relationship between of corn, beans and squash and illuminates the sophisticated knowledge of plant husbandry that the first... (Click here for full story)