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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SALN Goals
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Increase awareness of the value,            Aboriginal Family
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  importance, and uniqueness of Aboriginal
Contact Name:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             literacy in Saskatchewan                   Literacy
Organization:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Develop and support community-based
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sustainable Aboriginal literacy initiatives
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Promote and support curriculum,
Address:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            instructional methods, and assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  processes based in aboriginal values and
Town:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ways of knowing, for example, Elder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   involvement, Aboriginal languages, and
Postal Code                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        spirituality.

Tel:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Aboriginal Family Literacy is provided with
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 Introduction to Family Literacy
   Workshop (1 Day)

 Family Literacy Models Workshop
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  other programs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1017B – 22nd Street West
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                                               Develop your community’s
                                               Aboriginal Family Literacy Plan
                                                                                                  Family Literacy Models Workshop
                                                                                                  This workshop gives a brief overview of the Family
                                                                                                  Literacy Programs available in Saskatchewan. It
                                                                                                  will assist you in choosing the best family literacy
                                                                                                  program for your community.

                                                                                                     Saskatchewan Literacy Network:
                           Mrs. Irene Jaques                                                          Come Read with Me (CRWM)
What is                    & grandson Isaac                                                           Storysacks
                                                                                                      Parent Roles Interacting With Teacher
ABORIGINAL                                                                                              Support (PRINTS)
FAMILY LITERACY?                               SALN ABORIGINAL                                        Aboriginal – Parents Roles Interacting With
                                                                                                        Teacher Support (APRINTS)

  Aboriginal Family Literacy is the
                                               FAMILY LITERACY                                        Rhymes, Songs and Storytelling

                                                                                                     Further Education Society Alberta:
  holistic way family and community
  members use language for growth,             GOAL                                                   Literacy and Parenting Skills (LAPS)
  personal empowerment, community                To recruit and train Aboriginal practitioners        Aboriginal Literacy and Parenting Skills
  development and self-                          or partners in Aboriginal Family Literacy with          (ALAPS)
  determination.                                  Family Literacy Models Workshop
                                                  Introduction to Family Literacy                   American Library Association:
  It focuses on the life-long learning               Workshop                                         Every Child Ready to Read
  of parents and other extended
  family members, and their role as a            To network, re-engage, co-facilitate, or            Bookmates Manitoba:
  child’s first teacher.                         support existing & new practitioners in their        Alphabet Soup
                                                 journey to be strong Family Literacy                 Literacy Olympics
  It encompasses first languages,                leaders.
  Elder involvement, culture, and                                                                    British Columbia Legacy 2010:
  community to unify mind, heart,                To research & develop Aboriginal Family              Literacy, Education, Activity and Play
  body, and spirit.                              Literacy programs which are culturally                   (LEAP)
                                                 relevant and community-based.
  Family Literacy takes place every                                                                  Centre for Family Literacy, Edmonton:
  day. Making a grocery list, writing            We offer programs, training & services               Rhymes that Bind
  activities on a calendar, playing a            with an Aboriginal Cultural component by
  game, reading the newspaper, and               trained Aboriginal Leaders.                         General:
  talking during mealtime are all                                                                     Community Kitchens/ Teaching Kitchens
  examples of family literacy.