Most supporting materials, books and images, are at the school with the display. We now have an extra kit that we will bring to the school that is receiving the display next so that they can get started on the lesson.
Co-constructing ideas for a difficult conversation
Shi Shi Etko by Nicola Campbell
Create Your Own Tile
Brooklyn students write messages of support to survivors of residential schools
Brooklyn student hosted the Umista exhibit, a blend of two exhibits, to help students understand residential schools and their impact on students years ago.
Puntledge Park Elementary
Barb De Geode's Grade 5 class turned their tiles into necklaces.
Directions to make a tile necklace:
After learning about a difficult topic, it is a good idea to release the negative thoughts and think about what you can do for the future. Your whole school is now in possession of the truth and moving forward together is our goal.
One school had a school assembly and showed a power point of students visiting the display with some music. Another school listening to a drumming celebrations song. Email us for some ideas.
Want to take Action?
Check out our suggestions for further action on this Reconciliation link we created