Building Community Connections

Getting Involved in the Community: Current Events

SCCDSB Hosted Sessions for National Indigenous Peoples Month, June 2022

SCCDSB Staff Salve Making Session: Click on Poster to Register!

Salve Making with Janelle Nahmabin.pdf

Award Winning Music Group, Twin Flames, will share song and story with classes.

Wab Kinew and John Herrington (NASA) will talk together about Inspiring Indigenous People!

Anishinaabe Artist, Moses Lunham, Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, will be sharing story and painting with classes.

Youth Activist, Theland Kicknosway, Bkejwanong Territory will share what the summer solstice means to him, will connect with song, and share his hoop dancing.

Metis artist Brianna Lizotte who brought us the Metis Kitchen Party last year will be back with us for an interactive and fun time together to learn the red river jig and how sashes are made!

Check out this Kitchen Party Playlist created for us by Brianna!

Anishnaabe Artist Rhonda Snow will be sharing art pieces and their connection to Mother Earth as we celebrate the summer solstice and walking students through doodling and inspiring to create their own art piece by connecting with the story.

Pow Wow Celebrations

Walpole Island First Nation 28th Annual Spring Pow Wow

May 21-22, 2022

Walpole Island Sports Complex


St. Clair College & Windsor University 1st Annual Alumni & Student Pow Wow - A Collaboration with SCCDSB and many organizations (see poster)

St. Clair College Sports Plex

June 3 for students

June 4 for all!

59th Annual Aamjiwnaang Pow Wow

June 18 - 19, 2022

Bear Park 1972 Virgil Ave, Sarnia

Kettle and Stony Point First Nation 50th Annual Pow Wow

July 9 - 10, 2022

Books in Schools connected to celebrations


Grades K-5

Grades 3 - 12

Indigenous Texts in Schools

Books in Schools

Click on button for more resources on Inspiring Indigenous People!

Resources for the classroom

Anishinabek Nation Pow Wow Guide

Grades 5 - 12


This pdf contains 1-2 page stories to share in the classroom, pow wow etiquette, anishnaabemowin pow wow terms, the 2022 pow wow trail, and more!

Dances Explained


Pow Wow Celebration, Bkejwanong Territory

K-2 Videos

CBC Kids: How to Pow Wow

It's My Party: TVO Kids National Indigenous People's Day

Click "watch on You Tube"

Invited to a Pow Wow: TVO Kids

Click "watch on You Tube"

French Videos

ONIVA! Episode on Indigenous Celebrations

Digital Activities below to connect with National Indigenous People's Month

The digital activities that follow are created by Jodie Williams, Gretchen Sands Gamble, Donna Indrakumaran, Tina De Castro, Troy Maracle, Jaclynn Deveaux-Matthews, C Ferrari . A special appreciation for sharing!

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