Metis: The Flower Beadwork People

Offered by
Museum of Surrey
Last updated on
Monday, August 17th, 2020
Experience type: 
Online Resource
Program Description

Students learn about the origins of the Metis culture and the significant contributions the Metis people have made in Canada.  This program explores the food, clothing, language, technology, music and dance of the Metis community.

Big Ideas
  • Dance, drama, music, and visual arts are each unique languages for creating and communicating.
  • Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions, and collective memory.
  • Learning about indigenous peoples nurtures multicultural awareness and respect for diversity.
  • Interactions between First Peoples and Europeans lead to conflict and cooperation, which continues to shape Canada’s identity.
  • COVID Precautions
    The Museum's in-person program has been modified for teachers to present in their classrooms.
    Trip Details
    City: 
    For Grades: 
    3, 4
    Times Offered: 
    Duration: 
    90 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    $51.60 per class

    Additional Notes

    At time of registration an appointment will be set up for teachers to come to the museum to pick up a USB and activity supplies. Nothing needs to be returned.