Móytel Presentations

This Halq'eméylem word means “to help each other”. Móytel presentations are available to be booked on an individual basis and are suitable for Middle and Secondary classes.

 
 

Aboriginal Social Dances

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: Kindergarten 1 2 3 4 5

In this presentation, students will learn how songs and dances have been passed down from generation to generation. They will also learn that not all dances are for serious or ceremonial purposes.

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Cedar

Presentation Length: 1 hr. 15 min
Grades: 4 5

The presenter will explain how important the cedar tree was to the Stó:lō people. A video which demonstrates how Stó:lō people respectfully harvest the cedar tree will be shown.

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Ethnobotany Walk in Fish Trap Creek Park

Presentation Length: 2 Hours
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Two presenters will conduct a guided walk around Fish Trap Creek Park (Maclure and Old Yale). The class is to meet presenters under the arbor, behind the baseball diamond at Elwood Park.

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Fishing Tools - Past and Present

Presentation Length: 90 Minutes
Grades: 3 4 5

The presenter will bring a collection of five traditional Stó:lō fishing tools and artifacts for students to examine.

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History of Trade Beads

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 4 5

Students will learn about the pre-contact and post contact history of trade beads in Canada. Students will also learn the importance of beading to Aboriginal peoples of Canada.

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How Deer are Important

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 2 3 4 5

The students will compare the origins of everyday clothing and items to the origins of traditional Stό:lō items and clothing. 

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Introduction to Métis Culture

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter will communicate knowledge of Métis people and their history in Canada.

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Inuit Sculptures

Presentation Length: 3 Hours
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter will introduce Inuit sculptures to the class through the use of Inuit stories.

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Paddle 2

Presentation Length: 40 Minutes
Grades: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Students will learn about symbols of Stó:lō People: the paddle, the canoe and the cedar tree. Students will learn about the Coast Salish eye design and assemble a paddle keychain to keep.

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Salish Weaving

Presentation Length: 5 Hours
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter will warp a small loom for each student (maximum 17 looms = 34 students) to produce their own weaving.

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Slahal

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter teaches the basic skills for playing the traditional game Slahal. Slahal is a guessing game that dates back many, many generations and is played in Nations across North America.

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Stó:lō Fishing Tools and Implements

Presentation Length: 3 Hours
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter will bring a collection of traditional Stó:lō fishing tool replicas.

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Stό:lō Tools and Implements

Presentation Length: 3 Hours
Grades: 4 5

The presenter will bring a collection of traditional Stó:lō tool replicas.

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The Four Ladies

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 2 3 4

The presenter will bring four traditional dolls representing four major Aboriginal land regions.

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