Aboriginal Perspectives
Addition and Subtraction
Jessica Wesaquate
Strand: 
Number (Number Operations) 

Grade Level: 
Kindergarten 

Subject Area: 
Mathematics 

WNCP: 


Materials: 
Pencils, paper, felt (activity 4) 

Related Video: 
Tipi Raising with Tim Haywahe and ‘Little Sisters’ 

Activities:  Before facilitating activities with students show them some or all of the tipi raising videos with Tim Haywahe. You can tell your students that the tipi raising was done behind the First Nations University of Canada. The overview tipi raising video will introduce your students to Tim, his son, and the Little Sisters from the Big Sisters program. You should familiarize your students with those people because they will be present in the following questions:


Evaluation:  Have students record their answers in a math journal. 