We would like to thank George Seymour, Rita George Greene and Shannon Steininger for arranging a wonderful day for Lake Cowichan students. On May 20th students travelled to Kulleet Bay to harvest clams. They also visited with John Marston at Chemainus Secondary to learn about the Laughing Bear Dug Out Canoe.

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Indigenous Existential Resistance June 29 - July 13 | EDUC 490V 96A & EDST 565B 96A UBC Vancouver & Kainai Reserve, Alberta academic credit | non-credit registration option The course combines lectures and seminars at UBC in Vancouver and a ten-day visit to the Kainai reserve in Alberta, which includes a four-day observation of a Sundance ceremony. Register by April 24 pdce.educ.ubc.ca/IER

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Thank-you Gary Johnnie for sharing! Alexander students and CTA, Dolly Sylvester went for a helicopter ride today! I'm looking forward to the day one of our students comes back as a pilot!

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September 3, 2013
Uy’skweyul siem nu siiye’yu!
Tawnshi! Nimeytaen ainwapimitan!
Welcome to another year of growth and learning. Aboriginal education (ABED) is a diverse and vibrant department where we celebrate the gifts, strengths and identity of our students and families and the staff who work with them. We work throughout the district to foster inclusive classrooms and schools where each and every student feels a sense of belonging and experiences academic success.
We want to tell you a little more about who we are and what we do so we have included some answers to frequently asked questions below. You can also visit our website at http://abed.sd79.bc.ca or join our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ABEDsd79. We hope that you will make contact with the ABED staff at your school this year, say hi and look for ways to join us in our work.
Denise Augustine                                       Joe Rhodes
Principal of Aboriginal Education              Superintendent
daugustine@sd79.bc.ca                           jrhodes@sd79.bc.ca
250 748 0321 ext 241                               250 748 0321 ext 220

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Aboriginal Education is a department of School District 79. We are dedicated to improving the success of Aboriginal learners in our school district by working with students, teachers, parents, and administration to support cultural and traditional education strategies for our Aboriginal learners empowering them to excel at their strengths.

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