Metis Awareness Month

We are very excited to share with you the offerings for the 2021 Metis Awareness Month in SD8 Kootenay Lake! We are incredibly grateful to the local West Kootenay Metis Association who has helped us put together an amazing line up of knowledge keepers for us this month (and beyond!). Please find the below offerings and join in on as many of them as you are able. These offerings are open to everyone (some specify certain grade ranges) and can be shared with community and families. More events/dates may be added to this list. Stay tuned!


Video from the West Kootenay Metis Association

To start us off in a good way, Don Courson (President) and Christopher Yates of the West Kootenay Metis Association shared some beautiful words to the students in this short video:


Metis Culture and Teachings with Roy Pogorzelski

Friday November 5th 1:30-2:15pm PST

Please join us for a session on Metis Culture and Teachings with Roy Pogorzelski. This session is aimed at students in grades 10-12 and will be fun and engaging!

Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 699 5572 7023


Louis Riel Day - November 16th

Please stay tuned for any community flag raising events open to students on this day. Learn more about this day here.


Metis Resources

Check out our Metis Resource section on the SD8 AB ED website for a list of additional resources.  

The password for all sessions is: #sd8abed


Stay tuned as we add even MORE to this incredible line up!