This series of five videos shares how the Anishinaabeg learned about the sap of the maple tree and how to create sweet water, maple syrup. They are part of five lesson plans in math, science, and Indigenous ways of knowing and being. The five videos are:
Note: By clicking on the video, the series will begin with the first one. If you'd like to select which video to view, either a) click on the "1/5" in the upper corner; a window should appear with the list of videos, from which you can make your selection; or b) click on 'copy link', open a new tab, press control-V to paste the link in the search field; hit enter. The YouTube page will open with all the videos appearing in the right-hand column, where you can make your selection.
These videos have been created with the direction and guidance of Traditional Knowledge carriers Anishinaabe Elder Doug Williams, Curve Lake First Nation, and Potawatomi faculty and PhD Candidate, Barbara Wall, Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies at Trent University. We respectfully recognize and honour the Anishinaabeg and the land where these videos were produced, Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg Territory.
|Doug Williams||Anishinaabe Elder||Curve Lake First Nation|
|Barbara Wall||Potawatomi Knowledge Carrier||Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, ON|
|Phil Abbott||Producer||Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, ON|
|Gabriel Maracle||Haudenosaunee, Associate Producer||Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, ON|
|Bobby Henry||Haudenosaunee, Curriculum Consultant||Trent University, Peterborough, ON|
|Claire Mooney||Curriculum Consultant||School of Education and Professional Learning, Trent University, Peterborough, ON|
|Rob Viscardis||Videographer, Editor||Paradigm Pictures, Peterborough, ON|
|Don McCaskill||Regional Lead (Southeastern Ontario)||Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, ON|
|Length of Video||57:57 minutes|
|Is there content in this video that is inappropriate to show young children? No|
Please contact Don McCaskill for more information.