Students participate in the following cultural activities:
This class addresses a wide range of cultural topics including traditional arts and crafts, elder teachings and introduction to spiritual ceremonies. Students also visit the aboriginal Gallery at the Provincial Museum and attend a sweat.
Students are introduced to a variety of games that are popular with Aboriginal groups of North America. Students enjoy activities such as lacrosse, canoeing, snowshoeing and archery.
Aboriginal Drumming and Singing:
Students are taught the significance of the drum and learn a number of pow wow songs.
Students learn the importance of storytelling in the oral tradition of Aboriginal Peoples by telling myths, legends and contemporary tales.
Students learn the significance of the drum and construct their own hand drum.
Clothing & Textiles:
Students create their own dance regalia and learn proper sewing procedures.