Climate Change Policy and Indigenous Relations

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity learners will:
  • Understand policy in the context of Indigenous relations.
  • Be able to think critically about engagement when designing policies.
  • Learn about Indigenous youth engagement and empowerment in shaping a low carbon future.
  • Learn about the medicine wheel, a foundational framework used by many Indigenous nations to recognize balance, interconnectedness, and wholeness of well-being.

Curriculum Connections

Grade 10 Science
Grade 10 Social Studies
Grade 11 Social Studies
British Columbia

Grade 10 Science
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Grade 11 Environmental Science
Grade 12 Environmental Science

Grade 10 Science
Grade 12 Canada & World Studies

Length of Activity

1 to 1.5 hours

Materials List

  • Topic Backgrounder
  • Marking Rubric
  • Internet Enabled Device
  • Power to the People - Episode 1: available on APTN Lumi. Educators may subscribe for a free 5-day trial to access the streaming service and play the episode. No credit card required.
  • Two large sheets of chart-paper and markers

Online Lesson Format