News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
 
 
SCS Home > News


Aboriginal Dancing and Drumming at Pius

photo
Students and staff from Pius XII had the opportunity to dance with the aboriginal dancers to the beautiful songs of life.

March 25, 2010 - Pius XII students, staff and families from Minnow Lake Best Start and Maple Tree Preschool participated in their first Aboriginal Dance and Drum workshop on Tuesday, March 23rd in the Pius XII School gym. Fancy shawl and jingle dancers, Rosemarie Erb, Tracy Recollet, Chelsea Recollet and Kiana Manitowabi, wore their beautiful regalia and danced to the beat of the drummers. A special prairie chicken dance was performed by Hayden Shears-Recollet. The lead drummers, DJ MacGregor and Brad Robinson, were accompanied by four student drummers, Dawson Baptiste, Joey Manitowabi, Karaka Osawamick and Isaiah Hunt from the Native Studies class at St. Charles College. All together at the big drum, they aligned their drum beat with the heart beat of mother earth. Students had the opportunity to dance with the dancers to the beautiful songs of life. After the dancing and drumming in the gym, dancers visited the JK , SK and Minnow Lake Best Start classes and created their own paper doll regalia with sparkles, beads, feathers and jingles.

Share


 

More stories in the news...

•  Pius Students 'Activate their Recess' to promote fitness and physical activity!
•  Give your Input: Proposed 2018-2019 School Calendar
•  Friday January 12 2018- Bus Transportation Cancelled!
•  Their Story Begins Here - Kindergarten Registration info night taking place January 24!
•  St. Francis School Raises Over $2000 for Ronald McDonald House!
•  St. Benedict Students donate more than 1500 toys to Salvation Army!
•  Students spread joy and cheer with cards to celebrate Advent!
•  Immaculate Cougars raise 1500 cans for St. Vincent de Paul!
•  Coding Crusader saves the day and brings students some coding fun!
•  Tuesday December 12 - Transportation Cancelled!
•  Students Shop with a Cop to foster positive community relationships!
•  Chair and Vice-Chair Re-Elected!
•  St. Charles Students Explore Social Skills for Success by LDAS!
•  Grade 7 and 8 students craft and send Christmas cards for Noah!
•  Students receive special visit from local miner and book author!

 
  © 2018 Sudbury Catholic Schools. All rights reserved