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St. Mary Catholic School to Celebrate Aboriginal Literacy Day

January 23, 2009 - St. Mary Catholic School will be celebrating Aboriginal Literacy Day on Tuesday, January 27.

The celebration of the day’s agenda is included below;

9:00 a.m.

- students and staffs meet in gym
- welcome by Principal, Gen Waszczylo
- O’Canada / morning prayer in Ojibwe

Will Morin - guest speaker (hands on “Gifts of the Seven Grandfathers” presentation)

10:00 a.m.

- break (bannock and jam for whole school)

10:15 a.m.

- 4 workshops - each workshop will be facilitated by a teacher leader and an Aboriginal community member (teacher will conduct a read aloud, then assist community member in providing students with an authentic Aboriginal learning experience)
-#1 Dream Catchers (Will Morin)
-#2 Drumming (Verna Hardwick)
-#3 Dancing
-#4 Bannock (local community member)

Students will rotate through the workshops.

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