BOOK A WILD VOICES FOR KIDS PROGRAM!
All programs are now available for booking at the subsidized rates listed.
Teachers who are current CBEEN members may access one complimentary program for their classroom in the school year. Teacher members can redeem their complimentary program with bussing reimbursement up to $250. Up to 200 complimentary programs are available annually to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Fur Trade: Intro to Aboriginal Impact and Involvement
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr)|
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This program is only available in the East Kootenay and the Creston Valley.
About the Program
This program guides students through time and history, discussing voyageurs and Courier des Bois, the Metis people and the role of the First Nations in the Fur Trade.
About the Community Educator
Amy Cross is a Metis Cultural Coordinator and lives in Cranbrook, BC.
"Both educators were incredibly passionate and knowledgeable, and had many activities and artifacts to share" - Allison Swan
"Super presentation ... lots and lots of wonderful information. This is truly a 1 1/2 - 2 hour presentation. Energetic, knowledgeable and able to keep students engaged and focused." - Laurel Ewashen
"Amy was very knowledgeable and was. Try good at engaging this students. Activities were suitable for the age group." - Carlene Lochrie
"Amy had the students listening and engaged the entire time. In class this can be difficult. She was very good. She covered a lot of information, had a lot of different activities and the students really enjoyed it. She went above and beyond what I expected. Thank you!!" - Runa Bjarnason-Wilson
"Amy is a fantastic presenter! " - Jacinta Marina
"Amy is a fantastic presenter!" - Jacinta Marina
"Amy was an absolute delight to work with and really engaged our students. I appreciated her ability to cater her lessons to a wide variety of grades and classroom cultures, and her ability to read a room really helped with this. Amy was professional, timely and well prepared. Thanks so much Amy!" - Alastair McKay
"Amy was incredible. She expected respect and the students listened really well to her. Amy's information was pertinent and not only knowledgeable but she also shared personal life experiences. The students were engaged the whole time and really enjoyed it." - Shauna Gauthier