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Bilingual Ojibwe & Cree

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The Winnipeg School Division is proud to initiate bilingual Cree language and Ojibwe ​language programs​​ exclusively at Isaac Brock School.

The 2016 school year welcomed students in Kindergarten, while the 2017-18 school year will have program entry points​ in Kindergarten​ and Grade 1.

In the 2017-18 school year, the Kindergarten and Grade One Cree and Ojibwe Programs will centre around ancestral teachings of the Grandmother Moon and the thirteen moons she carries. The programs have a land-based component as this is an important part of language learning. Culturally, there is a strong connection to the land and all the life it encompasses. In the ​Kindergarten Program, students will be fully  immersed in the Cree or Ojibwe language. The Grade One program will be bilingual with 50% of instruction in Cree or Ojibwe and 50% in English.

All programs will follow Provincial Curricular  Outcomes.

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Land-Based Ojibwe​​ & Cree Bilingual Programs 

· Kindergarten & Grade One

· 13 Moons on Grandmother Turtle

· In-School Lodge Ceremonial Room

· Elder connections

· Suitable for children and families who do not speak Cree or Ojibwe​​​​ or who are fluent in the language 

Transportation

Bussing will be provided, (home address must be more that 1.5 km from the school).

 

Lunch Program

Valour​ Community Centre offers a lunch program for all Grade 1-6 students for a monthly fee.

 


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