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
Subject area: Indigenous-themed Pro-D Day
Audience: K-12 / available to all districts
Hosts: Museum of Vancouver
Fee: $75 + tax per person (fee includes a lunch)
Payment will be accepted the morning of the workshop.
Parking available ($11.60/day)
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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
15 minute break
2:15pm - 3pm
There Is Truth Here exhibition; Visual Thinking Strategies Activity