Many Nations Resources
- Legends Project - This CBC site documents First Nations and Inuit stories from coast to coast. Please note: access to the audio files requires Flash.
- Indigenous Cinema at the NFB - The National Film Board’s rich online collection of Indigenous-made films. Please note: this collection has not been reviewed by Indigenous Storybooks, so please refer to Criteria for Reviewing Indigenous Resources in the FAQ section as you preview materials for classroom use.
- Stories of our Elders - This collection of stories is featured on IsumaTV, a collaborative multimedia platform for Indigenous filmmakers and media organizations. Each user can design their own space, or channel, to reflect their own identity, mandate, and audience. The collective platform currently carries over 6000 videos, and other images and audio files, in more than 80 different languages, representing cultures and media organizations from Canada, U.S.A., Greenland, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America. Please note: this collection has not been reviewed by Indigenous Storybooks, so please refer to Criteria for Reviewing Indigenous Resources as you preview materials for classroom use.
- First Nations Films: Wapikoni Mobile - Wapikoni is a mobile studio that travels to Indigenous communities in Canada and abroad. This site features over 1,000 films and 750 musical recordings. Please note: this collection has not been reviewed by Indigenous Storybooks, so please refer to Criteria for Reviewing Indigenous Resources as you preview materials for classroom use.
- Strong Nations Author’s Circle - A comprehensive A-Z list of Indigenous storytellers, authors*, biographies, and titles. The list is compiled by Strong Nations, a publishing house and one of the largest Indigenous bookstores in North America. *Please note not all authors listed are Indigenous.
- Math Catcher: Mathematics Through Aboriginal Storytelling - Math Catcher introduces mathematics and science through the use of First Nations imagery and storytelling. This site features a series of stories with mathematical themes. Each story is based on storytelling traditions and has been translated into several First Nations languages (Blackfoot, Cree, Squamish, Heiltsuk, Nisga’a, Sliammon, Halq’em ́eylem, Hul’q’umi’num’, and Huu-ay-aht) as well as bilingual picture books in Blackfoot/English, Cree/English, Squamish/English, Nisga’a/English, and Sliammon/English.
- The Elder Project - The Elder Project features First Nations and Inuit student poetry. Canadian poet, Wendy Morton, works with students, trains them as poets, and supervises their interviews with their Elders. The interviews are turned into poems and published into books used in school districts.
- South Slave Divisional Education Council - Language resources in Chipewyan, Cree, and Slavey. Please note: The animation files require Adobe Flash.
- My Old People's Stories: A Legacy for Yukon First Nations - Narrators present stories from Yukon Elders told to anthropologist Catharine McClellan.
Tools and Services
- First Voices - FirstVoices is a suite of web-based tools and services designed to support Indigenous people engaged in language archiving, language teaching, and culture revitalization.
- N'we Jinan - A nonprofit organization that brings a mobile recording studio into schools and community centres in order to create an environment where youth can express themselves musically and creatively under the guidance of a professional music producer. Co-creates musical videos with youth that reflect the priorities of Indigenous youth in rural and urban communities across Canada.