Discipline: Literacy

Copyright: 2011

Grade(s): 1 - 6

Imprint: Pearson Canada

Turtle Island Voices

Pique students’ interest in learning about Indigenous peoples and cultures with exciting stories and information texts.

Integrating Turtle Island Voices into the classroom not only helps foster a sense of identity among Indigenous students but enriches all students with First Nation, Métis, and Inuit perspectives.

  • Offers Indigenous children a unique opportunity to see themselves in their learning materials.
  • Offers all children the opportunity to recognize the role and contributions of Indigenous peoples in the life, culture, and heritage of Canada.
  • Introduces the concepts of inter-connectedness, respect for life, and the quest for a better future.
  • Encourages children to become empathetic and more aware of family, community, and global issues.

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