Basket made and photo generously provided by Sunshine Coast master weaver Jessica Silvey – Red Cedar Woman
The cedar basket is iconic in First Nations culture. The people who make them are artists held in esteem. The First People of this place are renowned for their basketry – and so we thank them for this gift: The Story of Cedar
Let these web pages function as cedar baskets, holding links and ideas that serve to nurture the learning spirit of educators. We will add to the ideas and resources as time goes on, so please return regularly to check the baskets for new additions.
We also encourage SD46 colleagues to regularly check the Engage site for Indigenous Peoples’ Teachings and Learning. There are literally hundreds of articles and connections to learning resources posted there.
Educators on the Sunshine Coast are on a learning journey, working with families and community members from the shíshálh Nation, the Skwxwύ7mesh Nation as well as people from other First Nations, Métis and Inuit ancestry to collaborate on the two aspects of Indigenous Education – we call them the Two Hands of Indigenous Education: