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Aboriginal Education

Aboriginal Teacher:
Jessica Richardson
Aboriginal Support Worker: 
Deleine Perrie

Phone: 604.853.0778 
Room: B204

Follow on Twitter: @YaleAboriginal
Follow on Facebook: Yale Aboriginal

O'Great Spirit help me to always speak the truth quietly, to listen with an open mind when others speak, and to remember the peace that may be found in silence.

Upcoming Events & Date

Friday, September 28th - ORANGE SHIRT DAY - Wear Orange to Honour the Children who survived Residential School and to Remember those who didin't.  There will also be a Honouring Walk at Mill Lake for students who signed up to go.

Wednesday, October 3rd - Welcome Feast.  Come to Yale for dinner with some staff and enjoy a Salmon meal.  Dinner served at 5:15 and Meet the Teacher starts at 6:30

October 15-18 - Aboriginal Film Festival.  All students at Yale will watch the movie "Indian Horse" throughout the week.

October 23rd - UBC Aboriginal Recruiter at lunch.  An Aboriginal Recruiter from UBC will be here at lunch to discuss the process of applying there.  Booklets will be given and pizza will be served.  Room B204

Field Trips

To Be Announced

Grade 12 Students

Do you have what it takes to be one of Abbotsford's District Aboriginal Mentors?  If so, click on the link below to apply.  Deadline:  December 15, 2017

To access AED (the Aboriginal Education’s Ray and Millie Silver Library):
·         Login to your school through Destiny
·         Catalogue
·         Library search
·         Basic
·         Use the location dropdown to choose
.   “district” if you just want to search AbEd, CORE, and AVS
.   “Abbotsford school district” if you want to include the entire school district’s collections
·         Type in your search term
·         click on “title details”
·         “hold it” should be a choice on the right hand side of the title details (only if the book is available at AED)
·         A drop down appears if you choose:
.   “as soon as possible” then it will be interoffice mailed to you (one book only)
.   “reserve for specific date” then it will be put aside for you to pick up on that date
·         The library technician at AED will be working there 2x/week and will process the books
·         If you want specific orders processed differently, please email

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