Sudbury Catholic District School Board
January 23, 2009

St. Mary Catholic School to Celebrate Aboriginal Literacy Day

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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