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Ceremonies and Gatherings

July 14, 2022

Medicine Gathering – Sage


•Students and staff gather sage for smudging self daily, at pipe ceremonies, and feasts throughout school year. 

Seasonal Feasts

•Fall – hosted by the Grade 11 students and staff
•Winter – hosted by the Grade 12 students and staff
•Spring – hosted by the Grade 9 students and staff
•Summer – hosted by the Grade 10 students and staff

Each grade level is responsible to prepare and serve a seasonal feast.


Purpose:
•To acknowledge the season, gifts from this season/direction.
•To honor all that we as human beings receive in life.
•To give thanks to all of creation for giving of itself in order for us to have life.
•To unify our people and ask for blessing upon us (school) for each season/time.

Pipe Ceremonies

•Monthly teachings
•Feasts
•Sweat Lodge 


Sweat lodge Ceremonies

•Sweat lodge ceremonies officiated by the Traditional Advisors


Remembrance Day

•Honoring First Nation, Metis, and Inuit  Veterans
•Pipe Ceremony
•Sharing from Veterans


Graduation/Honoring Ceremony

•Honoring Graduates
•Awards and Scholarships

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