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Grades K-1 Language Arts & History

NEW - Our Community Our People (Replacing Mounties to Mavericks)

Who were the individuals that helped build our first communities? Whose ideas began the creation of our unique city? Based in the Mavericks Gallery this program allows students to explore with artifact handling, photographs and true stories. Students will discover the pioneering men and women who first settled the west and began building our great city...Calgary!

Grade 1
1 hour 30 minutes
At Glenbow $120

Tipis, Tales and Teachings: An Introduction to Alberta's First Peoples
(Social Studies)


You are invited to travel back in time to when Alberta's First Peoples co-existed with the natural world. We will learn about how the Blackfoot people met their needs by exploring plants, animals, tipis and camp life. We will see how hides were tanned for clothing, hear stories told by elders and explore authentic First Nations artifacts. Students will create their own tipi to take back to school.

Grades K - 1
1 hour 30 minutes
At Glenbow $120

Glenbow
130 9th Ave S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3

Located in the heart of the Calgary downtown core between Stephen Avenue and the Olympic Plaza
Cultural District.

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