Online - Cedar and Sealskin

Last updated on
Friday, October 1st, 2021
Experience type: 
Virtual Field Trip
Program Description

Subtopic: First Nations of the Northwest Coast Culture (45-60 minutes, $120)

Gain a deeper understanding of First Nations’ traditional culture through Object-Based Learning. Examine belongings from the Pacific Northwest Coast and learn how First Nations Peoples met the basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter.*

*An Education Kit is available for this subtopic ($40/week)

 

Subtopic: Inuit Culture (45-60 minutes, $120)

Learn more about the seasonal cycle of traditional Inuit life through an interactive inquiry-based activity that focuses on Inuit belongings.

 

Big Ideas
  • Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions, and collective memory.
  • Indigenous societies throughout the world value the well-being of the self, the land, spirits, and ancestors.
  • Learning about indigenous peoples nurtures multicultural awareness and respect for diversity.
  • People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life.
  • Demographic changes in North America created shifts in economic and political power.
  • Interactions between First Peoples and Europeans lead to conflict and cooperation, which continues to shape Canada’s identity.
  • Trip Details
    City: 
    For Grades: 
    1, 2, 3, 4
    Times Offered: 
    Duration: 
    60 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Yes
    Also Offered For: 
    ESL, Guides, Homeschool, Other, Scouts
    Packages Provided: 
    Both Pre-Visit and Post-Visit Packages
    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    $120 per subtopic/class

    $40/week - Optional Education Kit add-on