Students learn Indigenous teachings through new program at Wallaceburg High School – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 2019102 Views

‘There’s things in this class that we learn that’s Indigenous that we wouldn’t really know before’

Nov 17, 2019

Standing Bear is a new program at Wallaceburg High School that is bringing traditional Indigenous teachings to students — many of whom are from Walpole Island First Nation — in an effort to teach them about their culture and history.

The curriculum covers a range of teachings, including beading, drumming and hunting.

It also offers students the opportunity to meet with elders on Walpole Island, which in turn helps them build a community of support.

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