Edmonton Public Schools

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Education


Description
Provides students with an awareness and understanding of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) culture, history, and traditions through core and complementary classes.

Service offers:

  • programming that immerses students in a learning environment that honours Aboriginal culture, language, and traditions
  • programming that allows students to increase their knowledge of Aboriginal cultures and traditions, and develop language skills in Cree
  • partnerships with post-secondary institutions, community organizations, and businesses to help students transition into further academic studies, apprenticeships, or the workplace

Includes:

  • instruction on Cree as a second language and using Cree in various classes
  • cultural teachings, guidance, and ceremonies led by Aboriginal Elders
  • participation in Aboriginal events and celebrations
  • traditional Aboriginal games, dancing, music, and art
  • citizenship and leadership skills development
  • field trips to Aboriginal cultural sites
  • access to community services and Aboriginal supports for students and their families

Programs include:

  • amiskwaciy Academy
  • Awasis (Cree) at Prince Charles School
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to students from all cultures in:
  • grades 7 to 12 for amiskwaciy Academy
  • and kindergarten to grade 6 for Awasis (Cree)
Application Process
Service Access: Registration RequiredReferral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-424-1270
Fax
780-424-1284
Web Site
http://amiskwaciy.epsb.ca
Email
amiskwaciy@epsb.ca
Languages
Cree
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Registration fees and material fees may apply.

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Fees may be waived or reduced dependent on circumstances.

Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Educational Institution
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
December 7, 2016
Address
101 Airport Road NW
Edmonton, AB, T5G 3K2
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