Móytel Presentations

This Halq'eméylem word means “to help each other”. Móytel presentations are available virtually and will be scheduled via Microsoft Teams.

 
 

Cedar

Presentation Length: 1 hr. 15 min
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter will explain how important the cedar tree was to the Stó:lō people. A video that demonstrates how Stó:lō people respectfully harvest the cedar tree will be shown.

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Fishing Tools - Past and Present

Presentation Length: 90 Minutes
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter will show a collection of five traditional Stó:lō fishing tools and artifacts for students to examine.

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Her Seven Brothers

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 1 2 3 4 5

The presenter will share a Cheyenne story Her Seven Brothers, by Paul Goble, that tells of the origin of the Big Dipper for the Cheyenne people.

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History of Trade Beads

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Students will learn about the pre-contact and post contact history of trade beads in Canada. Students will also learn the importance of beading to Indigenous peoples of Canada.

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How Deer are Important

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 2 3 4 5

The students will compare the origins of everyday clothing and items to the origins of traditional Stό:lō items and clothing. The presenter will show clothing, shoes, medicine pouch, drum and other

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Indigenous Peoples uses of Plants and Animals

Presentation Length: 45 Minutes
Grades: Kindergarten 1 2 3

The presenter will communicate knowledge of plants and animals that are important to the Stó:lō people. The presenter will use photos, stuffed plants and animals to prompt student learning.

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Introduction to Inuit Culture

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 3 4 5 6

The presenter will communicate knowledge of Inuit people and their history in Canada.

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Introduction to Métis Culture

Presentation Length: 90 Minutes
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter will communicate knowledge of Métis people and their history in Canada.

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Inuit Sculptures

Presentation Length: 3 Hours
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter will introduce Inuit sculptures to the class through the use of Inuit stories.

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Kumak's Fish

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 1 2 3

Students will listen to a humorous Inuit story, Kumak’s Fish - A Tall Tale from the Far North, written by Michael Bania.

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Paddle 2

Presentation Length: 75 Minutes
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Students will learn about symbols of Stó:lō People: the paddle, the canoe and the cedar tree. Students will learn about the Coast Salish eye design and assemble a paddle keychain to keep.

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Paddle Necklace

Presentation Length: 75 Minutes
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

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.

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Rock Painting

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 2 3 4 5

Students will learn about the significance and history of pictographs and traditional rock paintings. They will decipher what they believe some pictographs communicated.

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Sharing Circle 1

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: Kindergarten 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The students will be introduced to the history, the purpose and the expectations of a sharing circle.

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Sharing Circle 2

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The students will be introduced to the history, the purpose and the expectations of a sharing circle.

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Stó:lō Fishing Tools and Implements

Presentation Length: 3 Hours
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

The presenter will show a collection of traditional Stó:lō fishing tool replicas. Students will be given time to examine each tool and record information on a worksheet provided.

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The Four Ladies

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 3 4 5 6

The presenter will show four traditional dolls representing four major Indigenous land regions.

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The Return of the Buffaloes

Presentation Length: 60 Minutes
Grades: 1 2 3 4

The Presenter will read a Lakota story from the Plains region, The Return of the Buffaloes, written and illustrated by Paul Goble.

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Warrior Sticks

Presentation Length: 90 Minutes
Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Using wooden doweling, students will make their own warrior stick. The four colours on the stick (black, red, yellow and white) symbolize a process for problem solving.

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