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Inuk Courses offered in January 2018 in Vanier and Kemptville

 InuktitutNG is an introductory class in the culture and language of Canadian Inuit taught by Martha Flaherty and Beverly Illauq to promote intercultural awareness and understanding.  The program covers a wide variety of topics and is designed to meet the specific needs and interests of the participants or each class. Topics may include but are not limited to: vocabulary, basic conversation, (Inuktitut) syllabics writing, Inuit world views, history, hunting, travelling, music, literature, family concepts and other social structures, and Inuit organizations.


In the Winter 2018 session,  two courses will be offered:

 InuktitutNG in Vanier

St. Margaret’s Anglican Church,  206 Montreal Road, Vanier

5 sessions, 1:00- 4:00 pm   Fridays, January 26th – February 23rd, 2018

Cost per person:  $295

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InuktitutNG in Kemptville

St. Michael Catholic High School    2755 County Road 43, Kemptville,

8 sessions 7:00- 9:00pm     Tuesdays, January 30 – March 20, 2018

Cost per person:  $195

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Inviting Elders and Knowledge Keepers into our Schools in a Respectful way

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CDSBEO Supports Powwow

CDSBEO Supports the 17th Annual Akwesasne Powwow

The 17th annual Akwesasne Powwow was held on September 8th and 9th  at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena on Cornwall Island, Ontario.  CDSBEO sponsored the powwow and provided Cornwall area schools with 200 tickets for admission to the event.  CDSBEO visitors were encouraged to take a selfie of themselves at the powwow and submit it to the Curriculum Department in order to be eligible for a draw for a $50 gift card for Chapters Indigo.  Soumela Craig, pictured below, was the lucky winner again this year!