Just one week ago, Charlene Bearhead, coordinator of Project of Heart’s Phase 2, was in Saskatoon, host city of the 4th National Event, to spread the word to IRS survivors, their families, and communities, that Canadians are ready to learn about themselves…from those who know them best– Aboriginal people. The other message? Canadians who don’t know their shared history with Aboriginal people are invited to do so!
St. Aloysius parish in Allan, Saskatchewan held a Truth and Reconciliation workshop on Wednesday, June 6th in preparation for the National event occurring in Saskatoon. The workshop was hosted by the St. Aloysius Allan Catholic Women’s League and supported by the Allan Knights of Columbus. Continue reading Project of Heart comes to Allan, Saskatchewan – the heart of Treaty 6 Territory!
Here’s teacher Lynette Brossart from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, with an update on her school’s partnership with Project of Heart: Continue reading A Meaningful “Project of Heart” Fills St. Luke School With Empathy!
University of Regina pre-service teachers, Jane Brundige and Brooke Alexander, bring their talent and passion to grade four Henry Janzen students. Here’s what they had to say: Continue reading Regina’s Henry Janzen Elementary School runs with Project of Heart!
In February of 2012, Regina teachers Audrey Rockthunder and Nicole Romanow embarked on the Project of Heart journey with their young learners. Continue reading Teaching empathy: Sacred Heart Community School remembers the students of Prince Albert IRS.
Teacher Karen Goodon of St. Bernadette Catholic School brought Project of Heart to her school and her community this past term. Students’ hearts were truly in the endeavour, as they decorated their tiles in memory of the students who went to the Sturgeon Landing Indian Residential School.
Elder Mike Pinay was invited to talk to student and smudge the tiles. Continue reading Regina’s St. Bernadette Catholic School embraces Project of Heart
Over 100 Campbell students participated in Project of Heart this spring. Under the leadership of Jessica Hodsman, their grade 10 Native Studies teacher, 724 tiles were decorated in a gesture of reconciliation memorializing two Indian Residential Schools. Continue reading Campbell Collegiate in Regina commemorates students from Fort Simpson (Bompas Hall) and Old Sun
Following up on her first project in 2009, art teacher Christina Johns recently introduced a second group of students at the Gabriel Dumont Institute (Regina Campus) to Project of Heart. The following is a write-up taken from Education News (Fall 2011 and Winter 2012), and written by Christina. Continue reading University of Regina’s SUNTEP partners with Project of Heart for 2nd time; honours Metis students who died at Isle-a-la-Crosse IRS