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Paddle Necklace

Students will learn about the Four Directions and a symbol of Stó:lō People: the Paddle. Students will assemble a paddle necklace to keep and then draw a personal symbol onto their necklace.
Materials required will be sent to the school by the Indigenous Centre prior to this presentation.

Classroom Preparation:

  • Laptop and projector with speakers is required
  • Desks cleared

Students will need:

  • Materials provided by the Indigenous Centre

Time Frame:

60 minutes

Additional Resources:

This video describes the process of youth learning about pictographs in the Sto:lo Nation.