USC4.1

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USC4.1 a. Examine personal, past, and present knowledge about healthy eating and physical activity (e.g., exercise as important to health, trends such as jogging and home gyms, females and exercise/ sports).

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

Medicine Wheel

  • Teachings of the Medicine Wheel - power point presentation - GSCS teachers contact your FNIME rep at your school or FNMIE Unit at Board Office
  • Traditional First Nations Medicine Wheel - GSCS teachers contact FNMIE Unit at board office
  • Traditional Teachings of the Medicine Wheel - Indian Head First Nations - this website gives concise information about the tradition and symbolism of the medicine wheel - http://www.indianheadfirstnations.com/wheel.htm
  • Empowering the Spirit - Native Literacy Curriculum - Lesson Plan 3 - page 12 - this lesson plan introduces the medicine wheel - Author: Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm - ISBN: 1-896832-05-9

Traditional Food

Traditional Games

  • Living Traditions - Virtual Museum of Canada - http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Traditions/English/metis_games.html
  • Native American Games and Stories - James Bruchac and Joseph Bruchac - Core Learning Resources - 604-540-2355
  • Nehiyaw Ma Tow We Na - Games of the Plains Cree - Pat Atimoyoo - available through the SUNTEP Library - contact Cynthia Fey or Melanie McClean - 975-7095.  Also check with your librarian.

Dance

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USC4.1 b. Investigate personal, family, community, and cultural factors that influence healthy eating (e.g., time, serving size, cultural food practices and values, water consumption, access to healthy foods).

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

Health Eating Choices

Water Consumption

Traditional recipes

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USC4.1 c. Discuss factors of healthy eating over which one has control (e.g., drinking more water).

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USC4.1 d. Explain the importance of particular eating practices, including drinking water as a thirst quencher and eating breakfast.

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USC4.1 e. Demonstrate an understanding of healthy food choices (e.g., analyze nutritional values of particular foods) and serving sizes that support good health (see Canada's Food Guide).

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide - First Nations, Inuit, Métis - http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/pubs/fnim-pnim/index-eng.php
  • Look at the nutritional value and serving sizes of traditional foods compared to today's health daily choices and fast food and commercially produced products.
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USC4.1 f. Investigate personal, family, community, and cultural factors that influence physical activity (e.g., time, cultural practices and values, access, safety).

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Traditional lifestyle - a day in the life - comparison to life today.
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USC4.1 g.  Review the health benefits of regular physical activity and the health risks of inactivity for pre/adolescence.

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Strengthening the Circle - Aboriginal Health Strategy - deals with specific health challenges currently facing Aboriginal Communities - pages 24-27.
  • Contact: Central Urban Métis Federation Inc - 306-975-9999.
  • Contact: Kinistin Saulteaux Nation - 306-878-8188.
  • Contact: Saskatoon Health Region Public Health Services - 306-655-4600.
  • Healthy Food Guidelines for First Nations Communities - http://www.fnhc.ca/index.php/initiatives/community_health/nutrition/
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USC4.1 h. Investigate peer norms and popular trends related to healthy eating and physical activity.

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USC4.1 i. Explore the consequences (both positive and negative) of following or resisting peer norms and/or popular trends related to eating and physical activity.

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USC4.1 j. Investigate the physical activity opportunities in the community that benefit and/or challenge mental, socio-emotional, and spiritual well-being for pre/adolescence (e.g., develop personal gifts, and potential).

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USC4.1 k. Investigate personal changes that need to be made for better nutrition (e.g., serving sizes, variety of foods) and appropriate amounts of physical activity (see Canada's Guide to Physical Activity).

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