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OECTA and CDSBEO Release New Opportunity for Funding Indigenous Education

Please click here for more information: OECTA and CDSBEO Reconcil-ACTION Fund and Application Form


St Anne’s Celebrates the Season through Métis Dot Painting

Students learned about Métis culture through dot painting.  They learned about the spirit beads and perhaps if you look closely enough, you can spot them in these samples of some wonderful work!

 


Our Lady of Good Counsel Students Inspired by Mohawk Code Talkers

Grade 7 students at Our Lady of Good Counsel are learning to code--inspired by 
the inspirational story of local Mohawk Code Talker (late) Levi Oakes.  This work 
is being done to honour the contributions of Indigenous Veterans.  
Indigenous Veterans Day is commemorated every year in Canada on November 8th.

  




St Francis de Sales Students Learn About The Birch Bark Canoe

A  grade 1 student teacher Peter  Stranberg, arranged a birch bark canoe presentation for our students today (outdoors of course).  Students enjoyed the wonderful presentation by Mr Stranberg, along with Biologist Mark Read!  Mr Stranberg worked with Mr Read at Murphy’s Point Provincial Park and both were there when Chuck Commanda built the canoe in 2018.  Mr Commanda is a knowledge keeper who has supported Indigenous learning in our school in the past.  Miigwech to all!

Click this link to find out more…CDSBEO Indigenous Programme Murphys Point.docx


Learnings from Climate Action Month: KAIROS Canada

Exploring digital activism: Learnings from climate action month


Mary Anne Caibaiosai Walking for Water: Walking for Life

https://www.tamarackcommunity.ca/latest/walking-for-water-walking-for-life


Water Healer Autumn Peltier Addresses UN

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/canadian-indigenous-water-activist-autumn-peltier-addresses-un-on-clean-water-1.5301559


Inviting Elders and Knowledge Keepers into our Schools in a Respectful way

http://www.indigenouseducation.educ.ubc.ca/community/indigenous-perspectives/


Haudenosaunee Information

http://www.onondaganation.org/culture/wampum/two-row-wampum-belt-guswenta/


Métis Information

http://www.metisnation.org/

http://www.metisnation.org/news-media/news/the-m%C3%A9tis-nation-of-ontario-celebrates-louis-riel-day/

http://www.metisnation.org/harvesting/the-powley-story/


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