21 Actions for Indigenous Learning

Posted On: September 7th, 2023

21 Actions for Indigenous Learning

In advance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, and Indigenous Peoples’ Day on October 9, we have compiled this list of 21 actions recommended by Indigenous advisors and partners as a way for you to deepen your understanding and undertake meaningful action.

In addition, we recommend the following 21 Indigenous Learning Resources to support the ongoing learning for both yourself, and your learners. These are all made available on the recommendation of Indigenous advisors and partners, and are all written, created and developed by Indigenous authors, artists and creators.

Workshops & Courses for Educators

  1. 4 Seasons of Indigenous Learning
  2. Connecting to Land through Indigenous Learning
  3. Connecting Children to Nature through Indigenous Teachings

Resources for Educators

  1. Heartbeat of the Earth: A Handbook on Connecting Children to Nature through Indigenous Teachings
  2. Natural Curiosity: The Importance of Indigenous Perspectives
  3. Curiosité naturelle, 2e édition: Ressource pour l’enseignante ou l’enseignant

Books for Adults

  1. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
  2. Groundswell: Indigenous Knowledge and a Call to Action for Climate Change
  3. Gathering Moss by Robin Wall Kimmerer  

Resources for Secondary/Post-Secondary Learners

  1. Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults
  2. Pacific Northwest Plant Cards
  3. Medicines to Help Us Kit (Book & Prints)

Resources for Intermediate/Middle School Learners

  1. Orange Shirt Day Books & Educational Resource Package
  2. Strong Stories Bundle of 48 Indigenous Books
  3. We Are All Connected Indigenous Biodiversity Book Bundle

Resources for Primary/Early Years Learners

  1. Sila and the Land
  2. Animals Care for Mother Earth Indigenous Learning Bundle
  3. Strong Science: Indigenous Animals Resource Bundle

For All Ages 

  1. Every Child Matters Flags
  2. Every Child Matters Lanyards
  3. Indigenous Rubber Stamp Animal Collection

View ALL Indigenous Learning Resources

As always, 100% of proceeds from The Outdoor Learning Store goes back into supporting non-profit initiatives, including Indigenous Learning initiatives.