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Celebrating FNMI Culture and Heritage in Holy Spirit Schools - Jun 23,2014
 

Celebrating First Nations Metis Inuit Culture and Heritage
in Holy Spirit School Division

Through May and June, Holy Spirit Schools will be hosting a number of special events honouring and celebrating our First Nations Métis Inuit (FNMI) culture.  Community members and media are welcome to join us for any of these events. Please contact the specific schools for further details. 

 

May 2, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - St. Catherine School, Picture Butte - Multi-Cultural Day

  • FNMI culture also highlighted
  • Contact: Greg Noyes, Principal, 403-732-4359

  

May 21, 2014 -12:15-3:15 p.m. - Children of St. Martha School, Lethbridge
Annual Community Pow-Wow

  • Opening prayer by Elder Theresa Fox
  • Grand Entry at 12:15
  • Naming Ceremony for Superintendent Chris Smeaton
  • Dancing exhibition to follow
  • Contact: Christina Fox, FNMI Support Worker, 403-381-8111
                  Kelsey Kobza, Principal, 403-381-8111

 

May 22, 2014 - St. Michael's School, Pincher Creek

  • Contact: Nikea White Cow, FNMI Support Worker, 403-627-3488
                  Don Kuchison, Principal, 403-627-3488

 

May 26-30, 2014 - Ecole St. Mary, Lethbridge

  • Highlighted on May 29, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.:
    Residential School Healing Foundation Presentation
  • Contact: Isabelle Black Plume, FNMI Support Worker, 403-327-3098
                  Anthea Boras, Principal, 403-327-3098

 

May 30, 2014 - St. Patrick Fine Arts Elementary School, Lethbridge

  • Focus on different Aboriginal Art Across Canada
  • Contact: Shelley Baier, Principal, 403-327-4386

 

June 2, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Father Leonard Van Tighem School

  • Lethbridge Regional Police to assist in the Tipi raising
  • Student sessions
  • Contact: Leroy Crazy Boy, FNMI Support Worker, 403-381-0953
                  Denise Kobza, Principal, 403-381-0953

 

June 6, 2014 - St. Patrick School, Taber

  • Contact:  Rachael Andrew, Principal, 403-223-3352

 

June 11, 2014 - 5:00 p.m-9:00 p.m. - CCH (West), Lethbridge - Holy Spirit Division Pow-Wow

  • BBQ at 5:00 p.m.
  • Grand Entry will begin at 6:00 p.m.
  • Dancing will begin at 7:00 p.m. and feature both students and community members
  • Contact: Brandon Fox, FNMI Support Worker, 403-327-4596
                  Carol Koran, Principal, 403-327-4596

 

June 13, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - St. Paul School, Lethbridge

  • Student sessions and dancing
  • Contact: Emily Bruised Head, FNMI Support Worker, 403-328-0611
                  Gerry Muldoon, Principal, 403-328-0611

 

June 17, 2014 - 1:00-3:30 p.m. - St. Joseph School, Coaldale

  • Field Trip to Writing on Stone Provincial Park
  • Contact: Val Leahy, Principal, 403-345-3373

 

June 23, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Our Lady of the Assumption School

  • Student sessions
  • Contact: Leroy Crazy Boy, FNMI Support Worker, 403-327-5028
                  Greg Kostiuk, Principal, 403-372-5028

 

 

 

For more information about this press release, please contact:

Joann Bartley, Director of Religious Education
St. Basil Catholic Education Centre
Phone: (403) 331-4309
Email: bartleyj@holyspirit.ab.ca

 

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