Innu Curriculum

(Goose Bay, January 23-27, 2006)

Innu Curriculum

Innu Curriculum

The CURA project facilitated a five-day workshop on Innu language curriculum in Goose Bay, Labrador.

This workshop would not have been possible without the assistance of the following institutions:

    • The Department of Education (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador)
    • The Labrador School Board
    • Peenamin McKenzie School


Participants and Visitors:

    • 18 Innu school teachers, classroom assistants and staff from Sheshatshiu
    • three representatives from Natuashish including two Innu classroom assistants
    • CURA Principal Investigator Dr. Marguerite MacKenzie and Research Assistant Leanna Brinson
    • two members of L’institut culturel et √©ducatif montagnais, Yvette Mollen and Marie Jourdain (Couture)
    • two educational consultants from the Cree School Board, Lucy Shem and Ethel Blackned
    • Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, Director of Education, Kanani Penashue
    • two representatives from the Department of Education (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador), John Phillips (Program Development Specialist, Aboriginal Education) and Smita Joshi (Manager of Curriculum and Learning Resources)
    • Director of Education, Labrador School Board, Cindy Fleet
    • Peenamin McKenzie School Principal, Randy Jarvis
    • Program Specialist, Labrador School Board, Scott Hapgood
    • Assisstant Director of Programs, Labrador School Board, Henry Windeler


Topics addressed:

    • An overview of the social studies curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 2
    • Instructional strategies
    • Building a unit activity
    • Student evaluation
    • How to make a book
    • Common Spelling


Photos from the workshop appear below.

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