June is Indigenous History Month
Since June 2009, the month has been used nationally to honour the history, heritage, culture, and accomplishments of Indigenous people.
The AECEO is committed to highlighting Indigenous Early Learning & Care leaders and practitioners, but we acknowledge that our efforts must go beyond promotion and collective learning.
Allocating our resources and leveraging our positioning power in the Ontario ELCC sector to bring about transformative change that is inclusive and accessible to the Indigenous community must always be prioritized.
“We are an Indigenous-led grassroots movement of men, boys and all Canadians - standing up to end violence against women and children.”
“Spirit Bear is pawsitively thrilled about his Learning Guide to accompany Spirit Bear: Honouring Memories, Planting Dreams. The guide supports families, educators, and communities in using Spirit Bear's book to teach about equity, reconciliation, and how kids can make a difference. Download it for free.”
“Project of Heart” is an inquiry based, hands-on, collaborative, inter-generational, artistic journey of seeking truth about the history of Aboriginal people in Canada.”
“The First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Association of Ontario is a subject association for educators teaching First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies, and Native Languages in Ontario, Canada. We support and help all educators understand issues related to First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Peoples in Canada as well as offer strategies for teaching this content to all learners.”
Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G) is an Indigenous owned and youth-led, non-profit organization focused on cultural support and empowerment programs/policies for Indigenous youth while being led by traditional knowledge and Elder guidance.
“CBC: 14 inspiring children's books from Indigenous writers.