Friday, January 27, 2017

The 13 moons of the W̱SÁNEĆ

​Learn the relationship between the moons, the seasons and the culture.

 was designed for students in grades 4-7. The hands-on interdisciplinary approach of the activity have been designed to provoke a healthy curiosity and appreciation for universal concepts, the similarities and differences between cultures, and the value of our environment. Teachers are encouraged to take, change and play with the ideas in order to meet the diverse needs of their students and teaching situations.


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Reconciliation Before Reconciliation

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Dr. Tracey Lindberg calls it (W)rec(k)-onciliation, and uses that as the title and theme of a lecture she delivered at Vancouver Island University, the second in an Indigenous Speakers Series. Dr. Lindberg is a Cree academic and writer.  In her talk and an interview with Paul Kennedy she explores the importance of reconciliation with self, with community, and with Indigenous peoples in advance of reconciliation with Canada.


Friday, January 6, 2017

Métis Language and Culture |

​"​Nimeytaen ainwapimitan" I am glad to see you!​

​"​Our goal when building this site was to the provide content to help people connect with their past and with their future as Métis people. We feel very strongly that language is a central component of identity and have thus attempted to make the language lessons easy to follow and fun to use."​