Indigenous Voices in Canada
Be inspired by beautiful scenery, enjoy local cuisine, and develop a deeper understanding of place, identity, relationships, and sovereignty as you achieve a Grade 11 English credit. Understanding Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Voices. Travel with students from across the country and listen to the voices of contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit authors, poets, journalists, and community partners in person and through texts to formulate questions, engage in discussions, and write about shared paths to Truth and Reconciliation. Tour the Parliament buildings in Ottawa, learn about Dr. Bryce’s legacy at his gravesite and visit the National Indigenous Residential School Museum of Canada.
Meet with Elders to hear about histories and knowledge that have not yet been shared in classrooms or through textbooks, interact with local plant medicines, play traditional games, and learn about important historical figures and landmarks as you journey through unceded Algonquin and Treaty 6 territories. Experience a class where you don’t just read stories, you live them.
Here are some of the exciting experiences included in the program.
INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES AT KITIGAN ZIBI CULTURAL CENTRE
Indigenous Experiences bring Indigenous history and culture to life through engaging, authentic, and interactive programming.
PARLIAMENT OF CANADA – GUIDED TOUR OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS
Visit the centre of Canadian government and politics. Tour the temporary location of the House of Commons. Keep an eye out for famous politicians at work – you might be lucky enough to spot the Prime Minister!
ST. BONIFACE NEIGHBOURHOOD
Stand beneath the ruins of the Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface, or learn more about the history of the Francophone and Métis at Le Musee de Saint Boniface Museum, Winnipeg’s oldest building.
NATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION
A place of learning and dialogue where the truths of the residential school experience will be honoured and kept safe for future generations.
CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUM
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will take you on a journey of education and inspiration unlike anything you’ve experienced before.
PRICES & DATES
July 4-14, 2023
English: Understanding Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Voices (NBE3U/3C/3E; ENG3U/3C/3E)
English, Grade 10, Academic Applied, and Locally Developed
All-Inclusive Price $3,380.00
(as required by our education partner)
Allianz Youth Plan & Cancel For Any Reason Benefit $185.00
*Email firstname.lastname@example.org for availability.
Saturday, June 17
10:00am – 3:30pm
Orientation and First Class Online
Parents, students and teachers meet in the morning to review travel expectations and the itinerary. Teachers and students meet in the afternoon for their first class and to work on introductory assignments.
June 25 – July 3
(approx 10 hours)
*in total to be completed at any convenient time of the student’s choice
Independent Learning Online
Students will work independently to complete and submit assignments. Teachers will be available to answer questions through the online platform.
July 4 – 14
Experience the course firsthand and make real world applications.
July 17 – 21 & July 24 – 25
9:00am – 3:30pm
Post-trip Online Classes
Teachers and students will interact in mandatory online classes as students participate in direct teaching, group activities, discussions and presentations.
Each program covers all essential costs and all excursions, whether educational or leisure. We believe that each group should share the same experience.
Teachers and Administrators
Airfare and Transport
Hotels and Accommodations
Breakfasts and Dinners
Excursions and Sightseeing
Experiential Learning Experience
EduTravel Education Guide
All Gratuities and Applicable Taxes
Professional Tour Guides
A DAY IN THE LIFE
Each day is thoughtfully planned to provide an unforgettable adventure that will teach lessons about the course, individuals and the world around.
Students enjoy breakfast and review the itinerary for the day.
Enjoy workshops with Indigenous community members.
LUNCH & FREE TIME
Students enjoy lunch and free time in the famous Byward Market.
Have the opportunity to meet a Member of Parliament.
Meet with the Assembly of 7 Generations and visit Adaawewigamig.
Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in Ottawa.
The group takes a bike ride along the Rideau Canal.