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Indigenous Foundations Culture Camp
Presented by: Hosted by Wolf Creek School Division and facilitated by the CARC Zone 4 FNMI Advisory Committee
Friday, May 11, 2018 | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Ponoka Outreach School #3, 5004-54 St., Ponoka, AB
About the Session:

Culture Camps are scheduled for Elders to share history, culture, and traditions.

Sessions will be lead by Elders from Treaty 6 and 7 and by Métis representatives.

This one day camp is designed to provide Board Members and School/System Leaders in Education with a rich cultural experience that will assist in building Foundational Knowledge.

The day will be hosted by Wolf Creek School Divisiion and facilitated by the CARC Zone 4 FNMI Advisory Committee.

 Lunch will be provided.


8:30 am:

Opening Prayer

Land Acknowledgement

Welcome from CARC and Wolf Creek Public Schools

Message from the Community of Maskwacis 

9:30 am to 3:15 pm: 

Participants will rotate through all the below 45 minute sessions.

Treaty 7 Historical Impacts / Treaty 

Treaty 6 Historical Impacts / Treaty

Protocol / Role of an Elder / Smudging

Kinship / Rites of Passage

Métis Historic Events 

3:15 pm:

Closing Prayer and Drumming




About the Presenter(s):
Hosted by Wolf Creek School Division and facilitated by the CARC Zone 4 FNMI Advisory Committee
Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 3 FULL business days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide three FULL business days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place.
Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: May 04, 2018
Cost: $75.00
Focus(es): First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit
Grade Level(s): K-12
Audience: Administrators, Central Office Leadership, District Indigenous Education Leads, Board Trustees
Special Notes: As this day involves many important cultural teachings, it is requested that women wear a long skirt or dress to cover their legs. Sessions are being presented through oral tradition and as such, we request that there are no laptops used.  All cell phones must be turned off during all presentations. Each district is encouraged to register 10 participants Transportation is the district's responsibility