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Awasis (Cree)

Program Description

Awasis (Cree) programming allows students to increase their knowledge of aboriginal cultures and traditions, and develop language skills in Cree.

Goals

  • Develop academic skills while integrating aboriginal perspectives into all areas of study

Benefits

  • Improved understanding of aboriginal cultures, spirituality and beliefs
  • Improved understanding of aboriginal history in Canada
  • Proficiency in more than one language

Program delivery

  • Cree as a second language instruction provided daily
  • Cultural teachings and ceremonies led by Aboriginal Elders
  • Participation in aboriginal events and celebrations 
  • Field trips to aboriginal cultural sites
  • Traditional aboriginal games, dancing, music and art
  • Access to community services and aboriginal supports for students and their families

Eligibility

Students in Kindergarten to Grade 6 from all cultures are welcome to enrol. For more information about eligibility, contact Prince Charles .  

Alberta curriculum

All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Awasis (Cree) will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.

Transportation

Some yellow busing options are available. For more information about busing, contact Prince Charles School or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585. 

Locations:

Elementary 2021-22


Junior High 2021-22


Senior High 2021-22