Beginning Time Ab/Original Teachings [P/J, J/I]

Artist rendering / Beginning Time TeachingThe service-learning course, "Beginning Time Ab/Original Teachings", teacher candidates participate in a series of learning experiences providing clear distinctions between the culture of the original peoples and popular mystical and mythical concepts of "Aboriginal" people;

  • expanding teacher candidates' familiarity and knowledge about the culture of the Anishabe people;
  • and providing teacher candidates with the opportunity to think through, and learn from tranditional teaching and learning modalitites.

Teacher candidates will participate in a two and one-half day cultural camp in a rural setting otuside of Windsor, as well as participation in traditional practices that have been passed down from generation to generation.

Photograph of Traditional Teaching Lodge located at the school on Walpole Island.
Photo: Paul Petahtegoose, left shows Russell Nahdee the Traditional Teaching Lodge structure.

Photo: Traditional Teaching Lodge located at the school on Walpole Island