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Join K-12 teachers for a meaningful day of learning intended to support educators achieve the Indigenous-focused learning goals and objectives outlined in the B.C. Ministry of Education curriculum. Focus will be on First Nations groups within British Columbia with an emphasis on the local host nations; Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh.

Workshop participants will be introduced to foundational knowledge about First Nations peoples with activities designed to enhance their understanding of the concepts of assimilation, resilience, cultural revitalization and reconciliation.

Cultural support workers from the Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS) will engage participants on an emotional and intellectual level through collaborative discussions that will raise awareness, foster empathy and broaden their understanding of the residential school experience.

Date : Friday, October 25th 2019

Time: 9:30am—3:00pm

Subject area: Indigenous-themed Pro-D Day

Audience: K-12 / available to all districts

Hosts: Museum of Vancouver

Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS)

Fee: $75  + tax per person (fee includes a lunch)

Payment will be accepted the morning of the workshop.

Parking available ($11.60/day)


This event is now sold out

To join the wait-list - Please send email to with the following in the subject title Registration: October 25th Pro-D Day Workshop and include the following contact information: Name, email, cell number, and School/Organization.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 23rd

Maximum Enrollment: 30


9:30am – 10am

Welcome and registration

10am – 10:30am

First Nations 101 Presentation

15 minute break

10:45am – 12pm

Guided Tours of cesna?em and Haida Now exhibitions

12pm – 1pm


1pm – 2pm

IRSSS workshop

15 minute break

2:15pm - 3pm 

There Is Truth Here exhibition; Visual Thinking Strategies Activity


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