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COVID-19 Cancellation Policy

Wild Voices programs are cancelled for April 2020 through June 2020 due to full and partial school closures in BC.  In the coming months we will be planning ways for the Wild Voices program to restart in September 2020, including new options for online learning with our Wild Voices programs as a new bookable option for our Wild Voices programming.

For online learning in May and June 2020 we encourage you to check out the Wild Voices Online presentation series!  More information and registration can be found at cbeen.ca/wild-voices-online.


Unbookable Booked 15 time(s)

Fur Trade: Intro to Aboriginal Impact and Involvement

Bookable Type(s) In Class (approx 1 hr)
Duration1 Hour
Contact This Presenteramyconnochie@hotmail.com

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 Indigenous peoples in the Fur Trade.

About the Community Educator
Amy Cross is a Metis Cultural Coordinator and lives in Cranbrook, BC.

Amy Cross

Organization: Cross Cultural Connections

Title: Metis Cultural Facilitator and Consultant

Address: Cranbrook, BC

Curriculum Links:
Tags:Indigenous Education
Seasons:Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Grade Levels:Middle (7-9), Intermediate (4-6)
School Districts:Independent, SD8, SD6, SD5


See 9 testimonials.
"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
"Amy is awesom!" - Colleen Mooney

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