Blackfoot People's Voices
Join our Blackfoot Interpreter in the arbor here at the Galt Musuem.
Handle replica objects including toys and par-flesh bags while learning about their significance.
This program promotes respect and connects the past to the present as students are introduced to the history, culture and worldwide view of the Blackfoot people.
Length: 90 minutes Cost: $45 per class
This program can be adapted to address many outcomes in all grade levels. Some of the areas of connection in the Social Studies curriculum include:
K.1.2 Appreciating the unique characteristics, interests, gifts and talents of others by appreciating their stories and oral traditions
K.1.4 Exploring how we demonstrate respect for ourselves and others by exploring and reflecting on the origins of people in our school and community and showing interest in the diversity of our school and community
1.1.1 Values themselves and others as unique individuals by appreciating multiple points of view, languages, cultures and experiences
1.2.1 Appreciating how stories and events of the past connect us to the present and recognizing how Aboriginal communities are integral to Canada’s character
2.2.2 Appreciating how Aboriginal people have influenced the development of our community
4.2 and 5.2 Understanding the stories, histories and people of Alberta and Canada