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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
FNMI Student Symposium
NEWS RELEASE                    
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200
June 11, 2014
Contact: Diversity Officer Rachel Olivero
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10213
Looking back….moving forward
- FNMI student symposium -
The journey, the obstacles and the future of Canada’s indigenous people will generate the discussion at this year GECDSB First Nations, Metis, Inuit Student Symposium Friday, June 13th at the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Education Building.
The day-long event (8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) is open to all GECDSB secondary students taking Native Studies courses and any secondary students who identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Metis. They will be informed and entertained by presentations intended to increase their awareness, understanding and appreciation for the history, culture and perspectives of indigenous peoples. The students will also select 2 workshops to attend from a selection that includes Traditional Drumming, Grandfather Teachings, and First Nations Political Structures.
For more information contact GECDSB Diversity Officer Rachel Olivero @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10213.