Indigenous Voices in Canada

Indigenous Voices in Canada

COURSE OVERVIEW

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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 Birtle Residential school site in Manitoba.

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.

ACTIVITIES

In the spotlight

Here are some of the exciting experiences included in the program.

INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES AT KITIGEN ZIBI CULTURAL CENTRE

Indigenous Experiences bring Indigenous history and culture to life through engaging, authentic, and interactive programming.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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

Date:

July 4-14, 2023

Price:

$3,380.00

Course:

English: Understanding Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Voices (NBE3U/3C/3E; ENG3U/3C/3E)

Prerequisite:

English, Grade 10, Academic Applied, and Locally Developed

Availability:

Program Fees

Program Fee

All-Inclusive Price $3,380.00

Insurance

Deluxe medical and cancellation insurance (mandatory) $185.00

Registration Deadline

*Program may fill before deadline * April 15, 2023

MANDATORY DATES

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.

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July 4 – 14

Travel

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.

ALL INCLUSIVE

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

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All Gratuities and Applicable Taxes

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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.

MORNING ROUTINE

Students enjoy breakfast and review the itinerary for the day.

MORNING EXCURSION

Enjoy workshops with Indigenous community members.

LUNCH & FREE TIME

Students enjoy lunch and free time in the famous Byward Market.

AFTERNOON ACTIVITY

Have the opportunity to meet a Member of Parliament.

LATE AFTERNOON

Meet with the Assembly of 7 Generations and visit Adaawewigamig.

DINNER

Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in Ottawa.

EVENING ACTIVITY

The group takes a bike ride along the Rideau Canal.

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