TEACHING GUIDE: The Secret Life of Water
Can the foundation of Canada be traced back to Indigenous waterways and trade routes? What is the past, present, and future of this precious resource? This episode of The Secret Life of Canada explores the importance of water to traditional trade and transportation routes, analyzes how settlement impacted Indigenous access to land and water, and investigates the current water crisis in Canada.
Possible teaching connections include Geography, History, Social Studies, Indigenous Studies, Civics, and Anthropology. Learn how to use this resource here.
This teaching guide includes:
- Lesson plan
- Ad-free audio for download
- Episode transcript
- Activity sheets
- Bonus mini-episode: 'Shout out to Tom Longboat, the long distance runner who became the first member of a First Nations community to win the Boston Marathon' (audio, lesson plan, slides and activities)
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