Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario

Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario

July 11, 2005 15:10 ET

Aboriginal Summer Learning Experience

Teachers learn through immersion in Aboriginal culture Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Education Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - July 11, 2005) - This summer teachers have been invited to participate in the Summer Aboriginal Learning Experience. Part of the ETFO Summer Academy, this program provides a unique opportunity for teachers to learn to incorporate Aboriginal perspectives and issues into all areas of the curriculum at all grade levels. This year, the focus is on the Haudenosaunee peoples: Mohawk, Oneida, Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga and Tuscarora. The presenters, Deneen Montour and Sherri Vansickle, are teachers from the Brantford, Six Nations area.

ETFO is offering:

What: Aboriginal Summer Learning Experience

When: July 12, 13, 14, 2005

Where: Best Western Brant Park Inn and Conference Centre
19 Holiday Drive, Brantford, ON

Contact: Jan Beaver, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
416 948-0817, 888-838-3836

This course for classroom teachers and teacher-librarians provides historical and current information about the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people. Participants will learn about Haudenosaunee culture from elders, traditional teachers, and community members from the Six Nations area, through storytelling, literature, music, crafts, and dance.

For more information about this or any other ETFO course, visit www.etfo.ca. /For further information:
Jan Beaver
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
416- 962-3836, 1-888-838-3836/ IN: EDUCATION

Contact Information

  • Emily Noble, President, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
    Primary Phone: 416-962-3836 ext. 2349
    Secondary Phone: 416-948-1480
    Toll-Free: 888-838-3836