Gr K–8: Sacred Teachings

Grandfather Teachings – Video Series

Elder Hazel Dixon recounts the seven principles that form the foundation of an Indigenous way of life: Wisdom, Love, Respect, Courage, Honesty, Humility and Truth.  Together, these seven teachings are gifts that help us respect the Creator, the Earth and each other. In each video, Elder Hazel gives an overview of the teaching, followed by a short story to exemplify the meaning. Full Series Running Time:  31:58

Video Response Worksheets

Whether you wish your students to react to each video individually, or complete a single project in reaction to the entire series, the accompanying grade specific worksheets support further classroom learning. 


Grade K-2


Grade 3-5


Grade 6-8