This Halq'eméylem word means “to help each other”. Click here to hear how it is pronounced.
We have 3 ways our department can help support our teachers and Indigenous Support Workers to offer cultural presentations in the classroom.

*As we reconstruct our website and presentation offerings, additional information will be updated.

Curriculum Kits:

These type of kits are available through our library.
There are a variety of kits available for anyone to check out. These kits are a planned sequence of instruction which includes a lesson plan, supplies (when required) and info booklet.

Cultural Exhibits:

Cultural Exhibits were created with the purpose to integrate these cultural presentations into the classrooms by your schools Indigenous Support Worker.
Please connect with the Indigenous Support Worker at your school. Let them know which Cultural Exhibit you are interested in booking.
Some of these Cultural Exhibits can be completed by the ISW and for the ones they cannot, a virtual presentation on Microsoft Teams can be requested.

 View Cultural Exhibits list

Cultural Presentations:

Cultural Presentations are available for teachers within the Abbotsford School District. These are presented virtually through Microsoft Teams by a cultural presenter.
Teachers can review the presentations that are offered and request the grade appropriate presentations through the ISW at their school.
You will need to provide your availability, grade level and number of students in your class to the ISW who will make the request with the Indigenous Department.

View Cultural Presentation list

If you have questions, please email indigenous@abbyschools.ca