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Glenbow School prepares for Aboriginal Day – Cochrane Eagle

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201749 Views

May 18, 2017

With Aboriginal Day a little more than a month away, Glenbow School is preparing to celebrate First Nations culture by erecting the first full-sized traditional Stoney Nakoda teepee on the school grounds in June.

“We celebrate the day with natives and have lots of kids dancing – fancy, traditional, and jingle dress, I dance that one,” said Raycine, a 10-year-old Glenbow School student.

What started more than two decades ago as a family picnic to honour and celebrate First Nations culture at the school has now turned into a full-blown celebration on June 2. Students from all backgrounds are invited to attend workshops teaching Aboriginal history while recognizing the day with a traditional powwow and bannock.

“Fear of difference is one of the reasons why sharing (cultures) is so important,” said Colleen Heschl-Ball, a Glenbow teacher.

Read More: http://www.cochraneeagle.com/article/Glenbow-School-prepares-for-Aboriginal-Day-20170518

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