These lessons relate to medicines, and include traditional medicine walks, making tea, maple syrup, and understanding consent with the land when harvesting plants for medicine.
This lesson includes two activites. The first is on how to harvest the spruce gum, and the second is on how to prepare the spruce gum to use as medicine tea. Within this teaching, students will lea...Health, Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being, On-the-Land
Grade: Youth (up to age 30) [Families / Parents, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Professional Development/Continuing Education, Post-Secondary, Early Childhood Education]
This lesson plan focuses on how the Dene practice consent with the land when harvesting spruce boughs for their wall tents. This lesson was taught to students at a Dechinta land-based semester on M...History, Traditional Medicines, On-the-Land
Grade: Youth (up to age 30) [Families / Parents, 3, 6, 9, 12, 1, 4, 7, 10, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, 2, 5, 8, 11, Post-Secondary, Professional Development/Continuing Education]
The focus for this lesson plan is the measurement and the amount of sweet water that is required to produce maple syrup or maple sugar. It is written as one lesson plan but it could easily be devel...History, Science, Social Studies, Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being, Nutrition, Biology, Indigenous Language
This lesson plan provides students with a hands-on experience of gathering local, traditional medicines of the Stó:lō people.Indigenous Language, Science, Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being, Health