Project Of Heart Blogs
PRINCESS ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLC PROJECT OF HEART
To further engage the students, an Inuit parent of the school came to spend a day teaching the students how to make dream catchers while telling them more about her traditional culture.
PROJECT OF HEART CENTENNIAL REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL CLC
CRHS, on Montreal’s South Shore, has over 1100 students from 68 different cultural backgrounds! With less than 10 identified Aboriginal students, two teachers of History & Citizenship classes decided to present PoH within a broader study of cultural genocides in world history.
PROJECT OF HEART GASPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLC
Gaspe’s PoH was a very successful example of community-wide engagement. After students completed the normal steps, they were supported by the principal and many teachers to create art projects based on several prominent Aboriginal artists, displayed at an evening art gallery.
PROJECT OF HEART LA TUQUE HIGH SCHOOL CLC
La Tuque leveraged PoH to build and strengthen several local partnerships and connections. Aboriginal artists and organizations came into the school, and students attended events at the local Friendship Centre.
PROJECT OF HEART NEW RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL CLC
NRHS also had a powerful twinning experience as a result of PoH. Through special funding from CTF they were one of several schools offered funds to travel with a twin school to Montreal for the TRC event.
PROJECT OF HEART PIERRE ELLIOT TRUDEAU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
PETES, located in Gatineau, has several Aboriginal families and is working to support more connection between these parents and the school. By working on PoH and inviting parents to come on the bus trip to Montreal for the TRC gathering, interest from parents has greatly improved.
ST. WILLIBRORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLC PROJECT OF HEART
Over 1/3 of students are members of the Mohawk Nation, from the Kahnawake community. St.Will’s was already putting a heavy focus on anti-bullying through traditional restorative justice concepts through a partnership with...
VAL D’OR ADULT ED CENTRE CLC PROJECT OF HEART
With older teens and adults, a majority from Algonquin and Cree communities, this PoH became something like an informal healing circle. The CLC Coordinator ran PoH as a lunch time discussion activity.