Classroom Activity 1

Classroom Activity #1: Why do we acknowledge June 6 as Anishinaabe Giizhigad?

(Grades 6-8)

Source: Anishinabek Nation

  • Read and discuss with a partner the following questions after you review the timeline below (reference the PDF document):
  1. Did you know about Anishinaabe Giizhigad before watching the video and looking at the timeline?
  2. If you answered yes, where did you learn about it? If you answered no, why do you think you haven’t heard about it?
  3. How many First Nations in Ontario are part of the Anishinabek Nation? (You might need to research it)
  4. Describe what you know about any ONE of the First Nations that are part of the Anishinabek Nation.
  5. What is ONE question that you have now that you have watched the video and looked at the timeline?