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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

March 15th - Family Gathering at the Community Aboriginal Centre - 3277 Gladwin Road from 6-8PM

April 11th - Slahal Tournament at Seabird Island Community School - Yale will be sending 1 team to compete

April 17th - Halq'emeylem Gathering at Sumas Longhouse.  Our Hal'qemeylem Intro Class will be participating.  Classes are welcome to attend.

Field Trips

March 13th - Museum of Anthropology and Salmon 'n Bannock Restaurant - Permission forms in B204

March 15th - UFV to watch Film "Lynching of Louis Sam".  This film is based on a local Sto:lo man.

April 23rd - Fort Langley Historic Site and Le'lem Cafe for lunch

May 24th - Takaya Tours - Go on a canoe journey up the Indian Arm and then a walking tour to learn about the Indigenous plants in the area

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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