Canadian Geographic Education


Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada

Kit includes

  • Teacher’s guide
  • Hard copies of all learning activities
  • All required materials for learning activities (download activities below)

Map dimensions

Gym Size

10.7m (35.1’) x 7.9m (25.92’)

Booking period

15 Weekdays

This map shows the locations of Indigenous communities, residential schools, reserves and more. Rather than political borders, Canada is broken up into Indigenous language groups.

This resource will assist you and your students in understanding the past, present and future of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. There is a wealth of information and diversity of stories and voices on this map; however, we recognize that no resource will ever be able to encompass all Indigenous voices and stories. The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) also recognizes that the stories told here are not ours to tell.

It is for this reason that we have worked collaboratively with a number of Indigenous and ally educators and organizations from across Canada to create this resource. We highly recommend that you use this resource as a starting point and reach out to Indigenous communities, organizations, and groups in your area to learn more and continue to work toward reconciliation.


Thank you for your interest in the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada Giant Floor Map. Please note that this map has no availability for the 2021-2022 school year. As cancellations can happen, please check back at a later date to view availability. Bookings for the 2022-2023 Giant Floor Maps will open in the summer of 2022. When bookings for the next school year become available, you will receive an email from [email protected]. Please make sure you receive emails from this email address to stay up to date on all information pertaining to the Giant Floor Map program. If you are a member of Can Geo Education and have unsubscribed from the monthly newsletter, you will not receive notifications.

Tiled Map Version

Teachers can now download this map in a smaller size as a tiled map. All activities listed below can be adapted to be used on this map. Download tiled map here.

Downloadable resources

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