The Medicine Wheel: Learning With a Native Perspective
Tenth graders examine historical and contemporary issues in the Mi'kmaq society. They read articles, write journal responses, discuss the significance of the Medicine Wheel, and create a Medicine Wheel and dreamcatcher.
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