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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

November 10th - FORMAL DAY for our Remembrance Day ceremony. Aboriginal drummers will welcome everyone with a paddle song.

November 15th - "ROCK YOUR MOCS" - Wear your moccasins or be creative and make your own. Bannock served to everyone wearing moccasins.

November 16 & 17 - BC Mobile Museum will be in Learning Commons.  19 classes will go through this presentation.  He will also be available during lunch, so if you want to see the artifacts, please stop on by.

Nov 13-17 - METIS Week

November 30th - ABORIGINAL CAREER FAIR - This is being held right here at Yale Secondary, so no need to miss any class. There will be over 25 universities, trades, and employers here, so visit their booth and learn what is available after high school. Open to all.

December 14th - Aboriginal District Family Gathering - 6-8  3277 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford.  Dinner served at 6

Field Trips

November 20th - FIELD TRIP with Sto:lo Historian, Sonny. We will travel around on a bus and learn about the cultural and history of the Sto:lo territory. Must have signed permission form to attend.

February 14, 2018 - Grouse Mountain - Hiwus Feast House and Snow Shoe

March 13, 2018 - Museum of Anthropology and Salmon 'n Bannock Restaurant

Takaya Tours - North Vancouver - Date TBA

Fort Langley Historic Site - Date TBA

Chilliwack Sto:lo Tours - Date TBA

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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