Teaching Yukon Native Languages – A Guidebook for Native Language Instructors
Culture, History and Teaching Aids
YNLC has published a range of monographs dealing with the culture and history of local First Nations people. Topics include place names, genealogy and traditional stories.
Please consult the catalogue for titles and descriptions.
Use and Copyright
We hope these Illustrations and Word templates will help you produce your own teaching materials in your own language and dialect.
These digital resources are available for use under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License and copyright of the Yukon Native Language Centre and the Council of Yukon First Nations. They are to be used for making native language teaching materials only. Where practical, please acknowledge YNLC copyright on your materials. The original illustrations were drawn by a large number of different artists over many years. Enjoy!
YNLC eBooks, Images, and Other Templates
eBook Resources – Wordless Storybooks
Word Document Templates
- game cards, example and blank template (9 pictures, 2 ¼ inches)
- listening exercise picture sheet, example and blank template
- test 5 picture blank text, example and blank template
- test 5 picture your text, example and blank template
- test 10 picture blank text, example and blank template
- test 10 picture your text, example and blank template
- test 12 picture, example and blank template
- lesson plan – 20 minute, example and blank template
- lesson plan – 40 minute, example and blank template
All the cards needed to play Kwidläw are provided, and the blank templates for you to make your own if you wish. You will need to make your own sentences in your own language and dialect to go with the calling cards. Documents are: Instructions for Kwidläw, Calling cards blank (for you to make your own), Calling cards pics (ready to use), Pages blank (for you to make your own), Pages pics (20 pages, ready to use), Sentences English (simple example sentences to go with the calling cards)
Illustrations – Colour
YNLC is pleased to add a new set of colour Flashcards!
See the section below to learn how to use and edit the Illustrations.
Download Illustrations – Colour (.zip) Note this is a large folder – 1.5GB
How to use GIMP to use and edit the Illustrations
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Flashcard Illustrations – Old
Flashcard Illustrations List of Categories
Old Flashcard Illustrations (colour and black and white), Word Templates and Kwidläw Cards in .zip format
Instructions: Click on the link and the.zip folder will be downloaded to your computer. Go to your Downloads folder and Right click on the folder ‘ynlc_teaching_materials.zip’ and select ‘Extract all’. Choose a location on your computer to save the folder and then click on ‘Extract’. Open the new unzipped folder and browse the folders for all the illustrations and templates.
You can also download each set of files individually by clicking on the links below:
Old Flashcard Illustrations – Colour
The electronic images are available in full colour as small jpegs or large full page jpegs.
Download Flashcard Illustrations – Colour (.zip)
Old Flashcard Illustrations – Black and White
Download Flashcard Illustrations – Black and White (.zip)
The electronic images are all 1.5 inch grayscale jpegs. They should be simple to open and import into Word or other documents. They can be used to make listening exercises, tests, cards for language games, etc. The image names are listed on pages 3-24, and then the printed images are shown in the same order. You will find that there are occasional duplications. For example, the image pulling sled, one dog is found in the category Nature – Animals – Dogs and also in Outdoor Equipment & Activities – Camping & General.