The Chief Dan George Story & Coast Salish Ways

Last updated on
Thursday, February 8th, 2018
Program Description

Explore the story of one Indigenous leader and uncover aspects of traditional Coast Salish life. Students will learn the significance of Chief Dan George's life and how traditional cultrues have continued and changed over time. Students will also discover highlights in the quest for indigenous rights. French language teaching materials available: L'histiore principale de Dan George et les voices salish côtières.

Big Ideas
  • Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions, and collective memory.
  • People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life.
  • Interactions between First Peoples and Europeans lead to conflict and cooperation, which continues to shape Canada’s identity.
  • Canada’s policies and treatment of minority peoples have negative and positive legacies.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    3, 4, 5
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    Times Offered: 
    75 minutes unless otherwise stated.
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    Offered In French: 
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    Fee Details
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    Fee: $40 per class