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Sudbury Catholic District School Board to Celebrate “First Nation Day” Friday, September 25, 2009
September 23, 2009 - Sudbury Catholic District School Board will be celebrating First Nation Day on Friday, September 25, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic School, 8 St. Paul Street in the township of Killarney, and the startup of the Board’s Outdoor Education Program for the 2009-2010 school year at the Killarney Shebanoning Outdoor Environmental Education Centre (KSOEEC) at the same location from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

The purpose of the day is to actively promote an increased awareness, understanding and appreciation of the rich histories, cultures and perspectives of First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples to all staff, students and families in the Sudbury Catholic District School Board. Students will also learn about the Board’s Outdoor Environmental program.

Schedule of events:

9:00 a.m. - Students / teacher /community participants meet in circle (around fire pit)

9:15 a.m. - Students and participants help build a small tepee

10:00 a.m. - St. James Catholic School Classes arrive at KSOEEC for Outdoor Education Program

11:00 a.m. - Student dance demonstration (inside school)

11:30 a.m. - Lunch served - Indian Tacos

12:00 p.m. - Students will have their regularly scheduled lunch hour

12:40 p.m. - St. James students split into two groups, (Group A to erect tepees, Group B to participate in outdoor activity)

2:30 p.m - St. James students depart from KSOEEC

Thank you! Miigwetch!

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