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FNMI March Break Program
NEWS RELEASE             
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200
  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 18, 2015
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
 
Indigenous Leadership & Knowledge Keepers
- 3 day student workshop -
 
Thursday, March 19th will be the third and final day of a March Break program for First Nations, Metis and Inuit students of the GECDSB, organized in partnership with the University of Windsor and 4 Winds Steam (see https://www.steambtt.ca/).
 
The students will be at F.W. Begley Public School from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to enjoy 2 presentations. Irene Peters will discuss Midewin Lodge Ceremonies and Teachings and Will Hedgepeth, an entrepreneur and craftsman, will describe the history of artifact making and conduct a moccasin making workshop.
 
For more information contact Paula Hedgepeth @ 519-982-1357 or paula.hedgepeth@publicboard.ca