2023 Wrapped: A Year-End Review

As we start a new year, we want to take a moment to reflect on what we’ve achieved together in 2023. It’s been a fantastic journey, filled with exciting projects and collaborations with our valued community partners across Turtle Island. During 2023, we worked on 63 projects, forging [...]

Season’s Greetings and Holiday Closure Notice

As 2023 draws to a close, we would like to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for your continued partnership and support throughout the year. This holiday season, we extend our warmest wishes to you and your loved ones. May the spirit of joy and togetherness fill your homes with [...]

Visit us at the Matawa Education Conference

Our team will be in Thunder Bay this week at the Matawa Education Conference at the Valhalla Inn. Come by our booth in the exhibit hall and say hello. Come chat with our team to learn how we can help you with curriculum development, digital resource creation, digitization of media, video [...]

Happy Holiday Season

We wish you and yours a happy and healthy holiday season. Our office will be closed December 24-January 3 inclusively so our team can rest, recharge, and spend time with family. We look forward to speaking with you in the new year.

Join us at the FNEAA Virtual National Gathering

Are you attending the First Nations Education Administrators Association (FNEAA) Virtual National Gathering on October 27th and 28th? Our team will be there. We would love to speak with you about your programs and explore how we can support your school or community with curriculum work, [...]

Virtual Summer Camp Program: Digital Storytelling

Looking for a fun and interactive program for youth in your community this summer? We’re offering a new virtual summer camp program! It will provide youth interested in media arts an opportunity to develop their creative skills and express themselves as artists. This two-week program focuses on [...]

Curriculum Development with Haisla Nation

We are very excited about a new project we recently started with Haisla Nation. Our team will collaborate with educators and curriculum specialists at Haisla to develop x̄a̓’islak̓ala and x̄a̓’isla culture curricula for kindergarten through grade 12.  This curriculum project is part of a [...]

Henry Ryan Named to C21 Canada Board of Advisors

We are very excited to announce that our CEO and Co-Founder Henry Ryan is now a member of the Board of Advisors of C21 Canada, a national network of CEOs and Superintendents from school districts and private industry. C21 promotes system-wide scaling of 21st century innovative practices in education.

The Anishnaabemowin Project at Sagamok

We are very excited to celebrate the official launch of the Anishnaabemowin Project at Sagamok Anishnawbek. This project was developed over the last few years and it involved creating over 75 videos that showcase Anishnaabemowin as it relates to the community’s history, identity, land, and [...]

We Are Hiring

Are you an educator looking for a new challenge? A video editor looking for interesting new projects? We are hiring for three key roles on our team. Partner Development Specialist This role is perfect for an educator looking to work outside the classroom. You will use your teaching experience [...]

Learning Bird and COVID-19

Over the past few weeks, a lot has changed in Canada. Health and safety have become our top concern and we as Canadians have been asked to use social distancing and limit our face-to-face encounters. We are taking this very seriously at Learning Bird. We have temporarily closed our offices and [...]

Join us at QPAT on November 15

Join us at QPAT on Nov 15th for "Infusing Indigenous Knowledge into Math and Science Learning Situations", a session that is being co-presented by E. Diane Labelle, Pedagogical Counsellor with the First Nations Adult Education School Council and Learning Bird’s own Joelle Chemali, Education [...]

Secret Path Week 2019

Tomorrow marks the start of Secret Path Week. This annual event, which runs from October 17th - October 22nd, marks the dates that both Gord Downie (October 17th) and Chanie Wenjack (October 22nd) passed. Our friends at the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund are calling on all Canadians to [...]

Camping with Dene Tha’ First Nation

Last week, Rebecca accompanied learners, educators, community members, and Elders from Dene Tha’ First Nation on a fall camp. The community set up this camp to demonstrate what camping and moose hunting is like. The Nation invited Rebecca to participate and film the activities during the camp. [...]

We Are Hiring

With the new school year underway, we are looking to grow our team. We have new partners to recruit and support. There are many resource kits to develop and onsite visits to conduct. We need to conduct interviews and gather audio and video. We are hiring for the following roles: Partner [...]

Montreal First Peoples Festival

Our team spent yesterday at the Montreal First Peoples Festival. We were able to see some striking art by Chippewar. We were fortunate enough to attend a seminar with Jason Brennan, the president of Nish Media. Brennan discussed the challenges and opportunities of running his production company [...]

Ice Fishing in God’s Lake Narrows

Last month, Rebecca and Mackenzie from the Learning Bird team visited God’s Lake Narrows in Manitoba. This was Rebecca’s second trip to the community. During her time onsite, she met with educators to walk them through accessing resources that support their teaching. At the same time, [...]

Looking to Hire Land-Based Curriculum Specialist

Are you an experienced land-based educator with a passion for developing curriculum and a desire to travel? We are working on two exciting projects and are looking for an experienced land-based curriculum specialist to join our team as a project lead for this short-term contract. It involves [...]

Learning Bird Has Started a Book Club

Learning Bird team members will read and discuss books written by Indigenous authors or including Indigenous themes and issues. Our first book is Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga. Our team has all enjoyed the book so far, and we are [...]

Let the Training Begin

Rebecca and Louis from our team are packing up and are headed to North Battleford, SK to meet with teachers, administrators, and consultants from Treaty Six Education Council (TSEC).

Want to learn more about how we can work together?