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Sq'ad'adang : UCDSB Indigenous Poster Project for Teaching & Learning: For Community - May

In Haida, the word for "teach" & "learn" is the same. You cannot teach without continuing to learn. We do not distinguish between the two

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Métis cabin

Cultural Moon Teachings & Calendar Events - May

For many Algonquin peoples, the moon for May is "Flower Moon".

For Mohawk peoples, May brings the Sun and Moon Dance. At the Beginning of May to give thanks to the sun and second week of May to give thanks to the moon in the morning and evening respectively. 
May also brings Seed Ceremony in the Middle of May and lasts 1 day; the Planting Ceremony at the end of May.


iLead - May 6 & 7

13 Moons Resource - GoodMinds


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Indigenous Leadership Program

What's Happening in UCDSB?!

iLead - May 6 & 7, 2024 - In Person with James Jones, "Notorious Cree"

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Stay tuned for highlights from the month, across our Board & Communities!
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This is super exciting news!!

Would you like get your teaching qualifications in Ontario

to teach Kanien'keha? The Kanien'keha Circle is taking

applications for interviews to recommend successful

applicants to the Ontario College of Teachers for teaching certification!

Application deadline: May 31

Application screening: June 4

Potential interview days: between June 11-20

For application information, email:


MMIW+G - Missing and Murder Indigenous Women + Girls Awareness Day - May 5
Also known as Red Dress Day

Bear Witness Day - May 10

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