See the list of indigenous awards recipients to discover heroes from different walks of life

See the list of indigenous awards recipients to discover heroes from different walks of life

Peter Mansbridge One on One: Cindy Blackstock, one of Canada's leading Aboriginal voices and a passionate advocate for repairing the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians.

celebrate Shannen koostachin - this 15 year old hero received the international children's peace prize  for her fight  for a school in her remote reserve, attawapiskat. 

celebrate Shannen koostachin - this 15 year old hero received the international children's peace prize  for her fight  for a school in her remote reserve, attawapiskat. 

Find out about famous tecumseh and his efforts to unite indigenous people across turtle island

Find out about famous tecumseh and his efforts to unite indigenous people across turtle island

TOPIC # 5 –  INDIGENOUS HEROES  CONTEMPORARY CONTRIBUTIONS BY INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

They can be First Nations, Métis and Inuit.

For your presentation select from:

  •  Indigenous People who have had a positive impact in Canada or in their own communities.
  • Choose one hero OR a few heroes to highlight in your group project. You can choose heroes in the past or in the present
  •  Do monuments and sculptures in Canada celebrate Indigenous contributors and heroes or are they predominantly absent from mainstream society?
  • There are also indigenous heroes in the spiritual realm  such as Elder William Commanda, etc.