SD10 Arrow Lakes Annual Report on Aboriginal Education
“Education holds the key to making things better. It has the capacity to fix what is broken.”
Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair: Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Aboriginal Education Contacts: 2020-2021
SD10 Arrow Lakes Director of Learning: Peter Dubinsky
Lucerne Elementary Secondary Indigenous Education Support Teacher: Katrina Sumrall
Nakusp Elementary Indigenous Education Support Teacher: Ben Gehrels
Burton Elementary and Edgewood Elementary Indigenous Education Support Teacher: Brent Cook
Nakusp Secondary Indigenous Education Support Teacher: Sheena Delong
Aboriginal Education Support Teachers – Documents
National Aboriginal Education Day
In cooperation with Indigenous Peoples’ national organizations, the Government of Canada designated June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day, a celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ culture and heritage. This date was chosen because it corresponds to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and because for generations, many Indigenous Peoples’ groups have celebrated their culture and heritage at this time of year.
National Indigenous Peoples Day is a wonderful opportunity to become better acquainted with the cultural diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, discover the unique accomplishments of Indigenous Peoples in fields as varied as agriculture, the environment and the arts, and celebrate their significant contribution to Canadian society.