Teaching To and About First Peoples

This webinar series will explore Maawndoonganan: Anishinaabe Resource Manual, an Indigenous-developed resource guide that can raise student engagement around historical content and civic engagement. This Confederation of Michigan Tribal Education Departments (CMTED) endorsed resource was developed to support educators in the implementation of Michigan’s Social Studies Standards. Its purpose is to support educators with inclusive classroom practices that engage and include all student learners.

In this course, you will:

  • Hear Indigenous perspectives related to the 12 federally recognized tribes who share geography with the State of Michigan.
  • Develop an understanding of Tribal sovereignty.
  • Examine the Maawndoonganan Resource Manual as a resource.
  • Explore how the Maawndoonganan Resource Manual may relate to the content that you’re teaching.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that this course contains videos. Once you start watching a video for this course, you must complete viewing it. Partial video views WILL NOT BE SAVED. You can pause the video, but you will need to finish the entire video before moving on, or you’ll have to start it all over again.

This course is offered in partnership with the MDE. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our privacy policy.

SCECHs Granted


Who should take this course?

Support Staff

What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

High School
Middle School
Upper Elementary

Course Vendor

Michigan Virtual