June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day

In advance of National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), and as part of National Indigenous History Month (June), we recommend the following Indigenous Learning Resources to support the ongoing learning for both yourself, and your learners. These are all made available on the recommendation of Indigenous staff, advisors and partners, and are all written, created, developed and offered by Indigenous authors, educators, artists and creators.

Courses for Educators

  1. 4 Seasons of Indigenous Learning 2024-2025 Course (Early Bird Closes June 30)
  2. Connecting to the Land, the Métis Way Summer Course (Starts July 8)
  3. Nêhiyawêwin (Cree) Language Course Fall Course (Super Early Bird Closes June 30)

Resources for Educators

  1. NEW! Wayi Wah! Indigenous Pedagogies: An Act for Reconciliation and Anti-Racist Education 
  2. Heartbeat of the Earth: A Handbook on Connecting Children to Nature through Indigenous Teachings
  3. Natural Curiosity: The Importance of Indigenous Perspectives in Children’s Environmental Inquiry

Resources for Primary Learners

  1. Sila and the Land
  2. Together We Drum, Our Hearts Beat As One
  3. Walking Together: Two-Eyed Seeing Children’s Book

Resources for Intermediate Learners

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

Resources for Secondary Learners

  1. NEW! The Journey Forward: 2 Novellas on Reconciliation for Youth
  2. Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults
  3. Medicines to Help Us Kit (Book & Prints)

Resources for Schools

  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 School & Store goes back into supporting non-profit initiatives, including Indigenous Learning initiatives.

To extend your learning even further, we have compiled this list of 21 actions recommended by Indigenous staff, advisors and partners as a way for you to deepen your understanding and undertake meaningful action.