In 2016, the Ontario government designated the first week of November as Treaties Recognition Week. This week “honours the importance of treaties and helps Ontario students and residents understand the significance of treaty rights, treaty relationships and their relevance today.” Read more at Ontario.ca and Association of Municipalities Ontario.
Learn more about the importance for staff and students to deepen their understanding of treaties from diverse Indigenous perspectives and find many resources compiled by HCDSB’s Indigenous Advisor Sherry Saevil in the pdf below. Don’t forget to also check out books, eBooks, and kits from the LRC and your school’s library to support Treaties Recognition Week and Indigenous education.
As always, contact your school Library professional for passwords or more information on accessing these and other related resources, or contact LRC@hcdsb.org if you have any other questions.
Please note that the Board has no control over the changing content of electronic resources. Use your professional judgment when accessing resources. Resources are for HCDSB staff and students only. To maintain our agreements with our vendor partners, we must ensure we are not posting passwords in any public forum.