Treaty Education and Minecraft

This website was created by educators working and living on Treaty 2 and Treaty 4 territory. This is home to the Cree (nêhiyawak), Saulteaux (Nahkawé), Nakota, Dakota, Lakota, and the Métis Nation. It is important to note that while Saskatchewan includes a portion of the Treaty 2 boundaries, there are no Treaty 2 First Nations in Saskatchewan.

Who We Are

Curtis is a white settler, working in Treaty 4 and Treaty 2 territories. He is currently a Instructional Technology Consultant for South East Cornerstone Public School Division in Southeastern Saskatchewan with an interest in learning in STEM and the role of becoming a better Treaty partner.

Raquel is a white settler who lives on Treaty 4 territory in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. She grew up at Katepwa Lake, near where Treaty 4 was signed in Fort Qu’Appelle. Raquel currently works as a Curriculum Consultant for Indigenous & Treaty Education for South East Cornerstone Public School Division. She believes that living into the Treaty relationship means showing up as a Treaty partner, sharing our gifts, and building partnerships with Treaty relatives.

Curtis Bourassa

Raquel Oberkirsch

Full Teacher and Student Course

Access all the resources created for the Treaty Education and Minecraft Course. (Current Module 1-3)

Build Challenges

Below features all 10 build challenges that you can download and use with your own classes.

“Treaty education has the potential to help all students learn from and through events and experiences of the past in ways that inform not only their historical consciousness, but their dispositions as Canadian citizens and their relationships with one another”

Tupper, 2013, in Treaty Education for Ethically Engaged Citizenship

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