A student from College Heights Secondary School has been named the recipient of the 2020 Turtle Island Heritage Festival Youth Award.
UGDSB’s Lead for First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education, Colinda Clyne, has recently been recognized by Lakehead University for her work with the First Nations and Métis Math Voices Project.
From November 4-10 continued their learning in Indigenous education as schools marked Treaties Recognition Week.
For four days in October, students at Willow Road Public School engaged in a collaborative project that combined Indigenous knowledge and mathematics, by learning about the peyote stitch and tessellations.
Upper Grand District School Board students and staff come together year-round to discuss the importance of reconciliation, and as part of these ongoing discussions, on September 30 the UGDSB recognized Orange Shirt Day.
Grade 8 students at Rickson Ridge Public School have been very busy over the last few weeks as they prepared videos where they speak to their “moments of truth.”
June 21 is Indigenous Peoples Day. Many Upper Grand District School Board classrooms will be exploring and celebrating the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions for First Nation, Inuit and Métis peoples on this day.
Students at Aberfoyle Public School in all grades have spent the last eight months participating in inquiry projects about human and environmental rights.
Secondary Indigenous students in the Upper Grand District School Board gathered in Fergus and Alton for two Indigenous Youth Gatherings.
Earlier this year, students in the Indigenous studies class at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute began a Red Dress Project.