Indigenous Foundations Culture Camp "Understanding Our Ways of Being and Knowing"
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964 Indigenous Foundations Culture Camp "Understanding Our Ways of Being and Knowing"
Presented by: Various
Located at: Olds College Bell eLearning Centre
4500 50 Street, Olds, AB
About the Session

Hosted by Chinook's Edge School Division

Facilitated by CARC Zone 4 First Nations, Métis, & Inuit Advisory Committee

Supported by Education for Reconciliation Grant Funding

Special Notes:

  1. Each jurisdiction is encouraged to register 5 participants. If jurisdictions haven’t used all their spots, we will open these up to everyone.
  2. As this day involves many important cultural teachings, it is appropriate and requested that women wear a long skirt or dress to cover their legs.
  3. As teachings are being shared through oral tradition, we request that laptops are not used and that cell phones are turned off during presentations.
  4. Divisions attending are responsible for all costs related to transportation, subs and accommodation if applicable.

About the Day:

  • Indigenous Culture Camps are opportunities for Elders to share history, culture, traditions and perspectives
  • This one day camp is designed to provide Board Trustees and system/school leaders in education with a rich cultural experience that will help develop foundational knowledge and understanding of First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples.
  • The teachings will be shared by Elders from Treaty 6 and 7, Metis Region 3 and Nunavut
  • Lunch and snacks will be provided. Please bring a refillable water bottle.

Agenda for the Day:

8:00 - 8:30 am Registration and Smudge (optional), coffee and muffins

8:30 - 9:30 am Welcome and Opening Ceremony

9:30 - 12:15 pm Learning Sessions 1-3

12:15 - 1:25 pm Lunch and Metis Dance Troup Performance

1:25 - 3:15 pm Learning Sessions 4 and 5

3:15 - 3:40 pm Treaty 7 Drummers and Dancers Performance

3:40 - 4:00 pm Closing Ceremony and Prayer


Supported by Education for Reconciliation Grant funding

About the Presenter(s)


Registration Deadline: May 20, 2019

Fee: $85.00

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