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Cultural Programs

Métis Cultural Program

The Métis Cultural Program at Westmount Community School has been created to preserve, strengthen and transmit Métis culture and traditions in Saskatchewan.  The program engages students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 and is delivered from the Métis perspective. This program aligns with Saskatchewan curricula and meets arts education, English language arts and social studies outcomes. Students are engaged in building Métis cultural leadership skills and experience inter-generational learning opportunities.

This program has been developed with the support of school-based and central office leaders, SUNTEP graduates and classroom teachers. Partnerships and support from Central Urban Métis Federation Incorporated (CUMFI) and Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI) are essential to the success of the Métis Cultural Program.

More information is available on the Westmount Community School website.

Nêhiyâwiwin Cree Language and Culture Program

The Nêhiyâwiwin Cree Language and Culture Program is a bilingual/bicultural program and a joint project of the Okicīyapi Partnership. The Nêhiyâwiwin Cree Language and Culture Program started in the fall of 2005 at Confederation Park Community School. The program has expanded and currently offers Pre-K to Grade 5 programming.

Cultural teachings are an integral part of the program. The students are learning appropriate cultural protocols with the assistance of our Traditional Knowledge Keeper.

More information is available on the Confederation Park Community School website.