Manito Ahbee Aki

Manito Ahbee Aki

8-10 yrs old

11-13 yrs old

History

World Languages

Travel back in time to experience Anishinaabe culture, community and teachings before European contact in North America.

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March 15, 2021

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Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Collaboration
  • Communication

External References

Minecraft World File

World file to support lesson activities. Will open in Minecraft: Education Edition.

Minecraft World - Direct Download

Direct download option of Minecraft world.

Supporting Files

Educator + Student Guides - English


Supporting materials including three educator and student guides, extension activities, and a vocabulary list. English language materials.

Learning Objectives

  • Students will begin to understand explore the Anishinaabe Worldview, history, and culture through three distinct lessons from Knowledge Keepers and the Louis Riel School Division’s Indigenous Education team.

Guiding Ideas

  1. To explore Manito Ahbee Aki, find Educator and Student Guides for each of the phases in the supporting files of this lesson.
  2. In addition to the 3 core lessons, explore a host of extension activities that explore the Anishinaabe Worldview, history, and culture. Learn about the Seven Teachings, Anishinaabemowin vocabulary, Four Medicines and more. Find the educator guide in the supporting files of this lesson.

 

Student Activities

  1. Students will spawn at the Forks, which is the meeting place of the two rivers, the Red and the Assiniboine. At the Forks, Indigenous peoples would come together to trade and collaborate. This meeting place was and is very important for the Anishinaabe Peoples. Students will learn about the importance Fire, Water and the Cardinal directions using the sun and stars.
  2. Students will discover and learn about the Manito Ahbee Petroforms. The Petroforms are ancient rock formations of animals and characters of the Anishinaabe peoples’ history and culture. The students will explore and discover the information involving each of the Petroforms.
  3. Students will learn about the importance of community and teamwork through choosing a location to establish a community and building their tipis, participating in a bison hunt, trade and creating food sovereignty through farming.

 

 

Performance Expectations

Leverage the Educator guides to understand how best to assess student learning using the Camera, Portfolio, Book and Quill

Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Collaboration
  • Communication

External References

Minecraft World File

World file to support lesson activities. Will open in Minecraft: Education Edition.

Minecraft World - Direct Download

Direct download option of Minecraft world.

Supporting Files

Educator + Student Guides - English


Supporting materials including three educator and student guides, extension activities, and a vocabulary list. English language materials.