Educational Resources

These resources can help congregations

  • lift up the concerns of Native American/Aboriginal people
  • encourage deeper understanding and appreciation for the richness of Native American/Aboriginal culture
  • enrich their celebration of Native American/Aboriginal Awareness Sunday

Hand in Hand: Helping Children Celebrate Diversity (Second Edition) This curriculum for children was originally developed and written by a multicultural team of RCA authors. The second edition has been revised to meet the learning needs of a wider age group (K-6) as it continues to address vital issues related to diversity and unity in the church. Order from Faith Alive Christian Resources: (800) 333-8300; or download a sample lesson from the book in PDF form.

reForming Relationships, a cross-Canada art tour, is inspired by God's call to live as people of reconciliation. Through a dynamic artwork series by Cree artist Ovide Bighetty and through tour events, reForming Relationships creates space for listening, learning, dialogue, and building relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Canada.

The Blanket Exercise is a tool to help people understand why reconciliation is needed between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Canada and how to take steps toward reconciliation and new relationships.

More educational resources are available from The Presbyterian Church in Canada.

The Story of the Algonquin: The Invisible Nation is a documentary film that tells the story of the Algonquin people in Quebec.