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Far North & Arctic
Native Americans
in Olden Times for Kids

Welcome to the world in the far north North America in olden times.

Meet the natives! What trick did the Kutchin people use to catch their enemies? How did these early people stop ghosts from entering their homes? Why was the shaman so powerful? What is a finger mask? Find out here! Play games! Enter the mystical world of the people who lived in the far north in olden times.

For Kids

Algonquian/Northern Cree


Central Canada First People

Inuit Tribe

A Most Important Person - The Shaman

Do you know what an Inukshuk is?

Do you know what a powwow is?

Do you know what hoop dancing is?

Do you know what regalia is?

Do you know what beading is?

The Invisible Warrior, retold by Lin Donn, illustrated by Phillip Martin

For Teachers

Far North/Arctic Lesson Plans

Classroom Activities


Games and Crafts

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