(Langley, BC) BC Métis Federation leadership continues to push the importance of Métis culture, including education. The BC Métis Federation Rebuilding Strategic Plan released in September 2012 including the priority to support Métis education in the kindergarten to grade 12 schools across the province.
A provincial workshop was held for Aboriginal educators from all School Districts this past Friday in Langley, British Columbia. There were over 300 educators and BC Métis Federation Cultural Ambassador Beverly Lambert attended and set up a booth. She provided information about the upcoming Trial of Louis Riel play being held November 15th and 16th as well as cultural tools such as the Métis Connect workshop available to them.
BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated, “Thank you Beverly Lambert as always. She attended and made a major impact. She let the educators know BC Métis Federation is a phone call away to assist cultural education for approximately 25,000 Métis students from across the province. “
BC Métis Federation President Henry concluded, “Our leadership is proud to support these tangible an real actions BC Métis Federation was the only Métis resource who attended and it is clear hundreds of educators will be contacting us in the future to assist and ensure Métis students are proud to be Métis.”
For more information about the BC Métis Federation please review the website at www.bcmetis.com.
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