KVR School Metis Day, Penticton BC

Feb 20, 2017   Grade 6  Metis Day 

Itinerary:

9-9:30- Introductions- Gym (30 minutes Max)

  1. Steve: Acknowledge Territory,  Welcome Guests, Introduce Trustees (5 minutes max)
  2. Terry Kennedy from Metis Association say a few words – who Louis Riel was (5 minutes max)
  3. 2 Pen High Students: Kale Lawrence & Lindsay Karrin speech – what it means to be Metis
  1. Greg Sterling – (spoon history – connection to the Metis ) (10-12 minutes max)

9:45-10:30

Station #1 – Metis Jig and Mitchif Language – Lisa & Lana  Multi Purpose room

  • students will have a brief introduction of the Metis Language, learning some mitchif words followed by traditional music and Metis Jig dancing

10:50-11:40

Station # 2 – Minute to Win It – Jessica & Dustin Al?Gym    (2 teacher, 2 parents helpers and 2-3 leadership students)

  • Students will get a brief overview of each station & split into 9 groups of 6-7 (teacher/parent to assist)
  • students lead through 9 different stations, all with a metis theme
  • each station must be completed within a minute time frame

11:45-12:30

Station #3 –Sash Weaving –Jolanda Poetsch  Room 302

Sash –Jo-Anne Mansel – Room 304

  • Students will learn about the Metis sash and its importance to the Metis people
  • Students will weave a Metis Sash bookmark

 1:15-2:00

Station #4-          Spoons-Sandra Hussey – Room 310

SpoonsFiona Anthony-   Room 317

  • Students will be constructing their own set of Metis spoons lead by Greg Sterling

 

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