Recently the students at Crofton Elementary spent time learning about Cowichan knitting from raw wool to finished sweater. Here you can see ABED teacher Sally Hart sharing some information and CTA Laura Antoine helping students card. ...

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Friday May 6th was a wonderful Professional Development Day. Teachers from School District #79 and Quw'utsun Smuneem Elementary School came together at Eves Park to learn from Coast Salish Knowledge Carriers. Joe Norris, Tracy Norris and Ken Elliott led sessions for teachers. ...

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This is a short film worth a quick watch. Science and Traditional Indigenous Knowledge ...

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National Aboriginal Day is coming.
June 21st is National Aboriginal Day (NAD), a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples.

Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their own distinct heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs.

In cooperation with Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada chose June 21st, the summer solstice, for National Aboriginal Day. For generations, many Aboriginal peoples and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near this day due to the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year.

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