EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Click below to access a list of Educational activities to engage with from home or on the fly!
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TUTORING & MENTORING

The Indigenous Tutoring & Mentoring Program provides free support and guidance to Indigenous children, teenagers, and students as they pursue their academic and personal goals.

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SD57 INDIGENOUS EDUCATION CALENDAR

Check here for important dates! We will be updating this calendar regularly. We will include events within our district and from in our local communities. If you have any other information that you would like included on the calendar please e-mail: indigenoused@sd57.bc,ca

 

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INDIGENOUS EDUCATION BROCHURE 21-22

Please download a copy of our most current Indigenous Education brochure for more information on department and school district planning and contact information.

PARENT LETTER       21-22 SCHOOL YEAR

Download a copy of the letter that will be going to families in September.

SELF-IDENTIFICATION OF ANCESTRY FORM

Please review the self-identification of ancestry form. Please contact us for further information.

DAWHUT'EN NEWSLETTER SEPT 2021

Indigenous Education Quarterly Newsletter for Sept 2021

 
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How to Raise Successful Kids -- Without Over-Parenting | Julie Lythcott-Haims | TED

Positive Reinforcement - Tips for teaching and parenting

The secret to motivating your child | Jennifer Nacif | TEDxSanDiego

 

HELPFUL LINKS

Site links are in the descriptions

211 BRITISH COLUMBIA

About 211 British Columbia

211 is a free and confidential service that connects people to helpful and vital resources in their community.

We provide information and referral to a broad range of community, government, and social services that assist with:

  • basic needs like food and shelter,

  • mental health and addictions support,

  • legal and financial assistance,

  • support for seniors, and much more.

Visit: https://bc.211.ca/

ATTENDANCE WORKS

Attendance Works has parent flyers, school handouts, key messages and fact sheets designed to help schools and parents improve student attendance at school.

Key Facts

KIDS HELP PHONE

Key Facts

Kids Help Phone (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week across Canada) 1-800-668-6868

SEVENTH GENERATION CLUB

Seventh Generation Club encourages First Nations students to stay in school and attend regularly, while encouraging them to study hard and prepare for their futures. It is free to join.

Good to Know

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Important Info

The First Nations Health Authority has some resources that maybe be helpful for parents and for club meetings, including resources about children’s oral healthJordan’s Principletraditional foods fact sheetsParents as First Teachers, and Healthy Food Guidelines for First Nations Communities.

CAREER JOURNEYS ROLE MODEL PROGRAM

Career Journeys Role Model Program has a great guide for parents and students to help with planning for higher education.

Good to Know

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in B.C. only

Good to Know

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Key Facts

First Peoples’ Cultural Council supports the revitalization of Aboriginal language, arts and culture in BC and provides funding and resources to communities. It includes resources such as the Language Status Report and Language Fact Sheets.

KUU-US CRISIS LINE SOCIETY

Important Info

KUU-US Crisis Line Society First Nations and Aboriginal Specific crisis line available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  Adults/Elders (250-723-4050), Child/Youth (250-723-2040), Toll Free Line (1-800-588-8717)

ABORIGINAL LEARNING LINKS

Key Facts

Aboriginal Learning Links offers resources to help your child pursue or continue colleague or university studies in BC, including information on budgeting, scholarships, housing, on-campus services and more.

ERASE BULLYING

Important Info

Erasebullying.ca has reporting tools and resources about bullying.

INDIGENOUS ADULT AND HIGHER LEARNING ASSOCIATION

Indigenous Adult and Higher Learning Association is a good way to connect to the 40 Aboriginal-controlled post-secondary and adult education institutes in BC.

Important Info

BC ASSOCIATION OF PARENT ADVISORY COUNCILS

BC Association of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC) has a number of downloadable resources designed for parents, such as Bullying Stops Here, the School Meeting Survival Guide and Speaking Up! A Parent Guide to Advocating for Students in Public Schools

Good to Know

 
Outdoor Study Group

SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES & GRANTS

​TIPS:

  1. Get help! Applying for schools or awards can be overwhelming. Ask your Indigenous Education Worker, school counsellor, teacher, principal, parent/guardian, siblings or friends to help with your applications. 

  2. Check with your parents work, sometimes the company or union will have a closed bursary or scholarship.

  3. Check with the schools you are applying to for entry scholarships/bursaries/grants. *specifically the Indigenous recruitment and support staff.

ALL STUDENTS

SD57 Awards

Student Aid BC
Scholarships Canada
BC Scholarships
Work BC
Johnson Insurance
BCPVPA - Information & Application Form


INDIGENOUS SPECIFIC
Indigenous Student Scholarships - Ministry of Education
Aboriginal Learning Links BC Post-Secondary Resource
Indspire Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards
Irving K. Barber Deadline March 31
Major Awards For BC First Nations Students

BCPVPA - Information & Application Form
Government of Canada Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool

  • Dr. Mary John Bursary University of Northern British Columbia

  • Mungo Martin Memorial Awards Arts

  • Native Brotherhood of British Columbia Jubilee Scholarship University of British Columbia Arts; Sciences

NVIT External Awards
RBC Indigenous Student Internship Program
M'akola Development Services' Tom Finnie Indigenous Trades bursaries $2,500 each for Indigenous students enrolled in a trades program. Deadline November 30