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Celebrating First Nations, Métis and Inuit Culture and Heritage in Holy Spirit Catholic Schools - May 15,2015
 

 

Through May and June, Holy Spirit Schools will be hosting a number of special events honouring and celebrating our First Nations, Métis and 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 21, 2015 - 8:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. - École St. Mary, Lethbridge

  • Tipi set-up, traditional games, Blackfoot and Métis presentations
  • 12:30 p.m. Grand Entry and Pow-Wow
  • Contact: Isabelle Black Plume, FNMI Support Worker, 403-327-3098
                 Anthea Boras, Principal, 403-327-3098

 

May 22, 2015 - 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - St. Catherine School, Picture Butte - Multi-Cultural Day

  • FNMI Presentation, as well as sessions in World Drumming, Troyanda Dance, and Francophone activities
  • Contact: Greg Noyes, Principal, 403-732-4359

 

May 25, 2015 - St. Michael's School, Pincher Creek

  • Whole school celebration, Tipi Raising, Dancing and Drumming, Fry-Bread Cook-Off
  • Contact: Don Kuchison, Principal, 403-627-3488

 

May 26, 2015 - 8:30-11:30 a.m. - St. Joseph School, Coaldale

  • Tipi raising, classroom activities, and dance demos
  • Contact: Leroy Crazy Boy, FNMI Support Worker, 403-345-3373
                 Val Leahy, Principal, 403-345-3373

 

May 28, 2015 - 12:15-3:15 p.m. - Children of St. Martha School, Lethbridge-Annual Community Pow-Wow

  • Grand Entry at 12:15
  • Honor song and round dance
  • Contact: Christina Fox, FNMI Support Worker, 403-381-8111
                 Sheri Thomas, Principal, 403-381-8111

 

May 29, 2015 - St. Patrick Fine Arts Elementary School, Lethbridge

  • Focus on exploration of Aboriginal Art across Canada, such as Inuit ‘soap stone carvings" and Blackfoot Dream Catchers.
  • Contact: Shelley Baier, Principal, 403-327-4386

 

June 1, 2015 - 8:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Father Leonard Van Tighem School

  • Tipi raising, classroom activities, and dance demos
  • Contact: Leroy Crazy Boy, FNMI Support Worker, 403-381-0953
                 Denise Kobza, Principal, 403-381-0953

 

June 10, 2015 - 5:00 p.m-9:00 p.m. - CCH (West), Lethbridge - Holy Spirit Division Pow-Wow

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

 

June 12, 2015 - 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - St. Paul School, Lethbridge

  • Focus on the traditional life of a First Nation child.
  • Blackfoot prayer, Tipi raising, traditional games, and "walking story"
  • Contact: Emily Bruised Head, FNMI Support Worker, 403-328-0611
                 Gerry Muldoon, Principal, 403-328-0611

 

June 19, 2015 - St. Patrick School, Taber

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

 

June 24, 2015 - 10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - Our Lady of the Assumption School

  • Tipi raising, dance demos, and Round Dance
  • 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) 327-9555
Email: bartleyj@holyspirit.ab.ca

 

 

 

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