Sudbury Catholic District School Board
July 28, 2015

Learning about First Nations Culture at Sudbury Catholic Summer School

Summer students of Sudbury Catholic School’s First Nations, Metis and Inuit Summer Literacy Camp were treated to a special presentation by Brandon Petahtegoose of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. Brandon is a recent graduate of Indigenous Studies at Trent University and a grass dancer. Brandon shared stories and songs about the grass dance, different kinds of pow wow dancing and stories about the drum. He also shared some Anishnaabemowin (Ojibway language) teachings. The students enjoyed the interactive presentation and were invited to participate in the upcoming Pow Wow in Atikameksheng Anishnawbek on July 25-26th, along with their families.
Pictured are summer students Isabella Pandolfo, Logan Lariviere, Makayla Pitawanakwat and Lea Myre along with dancer Brandon Petahtegoose.

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