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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 up to $250 bussing reimbursement. Up to 200 complimentary programs are available annually to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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Introduction to Michif Language
|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 is an introduction to the basics of the Michif language. Focusing on French-Cree Michif dialect, the students will be guided through a series of basic lessons on learning Michif. At the end of the lesson the students learn a short Michif song- Kispin. This lesson is infused with teachings of Metis culture and history.
About the Community Educator
Amy Cross is a Metis Cultural Coordinator and lives in Cranbrook, BC.
"Amy is fantastic and we're so fortunate to have her visit JVH again. What I most appreciate is the passion Amy brings to the classroom. It is clear to all that Metis education is something that is tremendously important to her. This is reflected in the attention students pay to her when they are with her." - Alastair McKay