Friday, November 5, 2021

Laptop Loaners from the Library

We are happy to lend out laptops to students, however, please remember to bring back the device to the library when you are finished using it. Please remember to bring your own device if you have one as they will be in high demand for culminating.

Today’s fact. What is a 2-row wampum belt?

We have begun each morning announcement with an acknowledgement of First Nations and Indigenous peoples.  When we are acknowledging traditional territory its shows recognition of and respect for Indigenous peoples. It is a sign of respect and recognition, and acknowledging the ties the descendants of the First Peoples have to the land – its importance to their culture, ceremonies, and traditions. Recognition and respect are essential elements of establishing healthy, reciprocal relations.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission call to action #62 singles out treaties specifically when laying out next steps towards Education for Reconciliation. Look here for elementary and here for secondary and discuss the importance of learning more.

Scott, JoanneFriday, November 5, 2021