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American Indian Education Program Winter Event: Indigenous Winter Games!

February 14, 2020
Northern Indigenous Winter Games Tour

This is a community event sponsored by the Centennial  Indian Education Program; everyone is welcome to join in the fun!

Noon-1:00pm: Lunch/Registration Check-in
Mahnomen Nabo (Wild Rice Soup) and Fry Bread will be available for purchase.

1:00pm-4:00pm: Northern Indigenous Winter Games

Games include: Ojibwe LaCrosse on Ice, Double Ball on Snow, Shinny on Snow, Snowsnake, Oneida Football, Crow Arrows, Snowshoe (provided or bring your own), Winter Trekking (bring your own toboggan or sled), Eskimo Tug of War, and Inuit Games.

For information, contact Tricia Garvie Carlson, Centennial American Indian Education Program, PGarvie.carlson@isd12.org; 763.792.5087.

Indigenized Physical Activity Breaks in the Classroom and Community Workshop

For classroom educators, physical educators, and recreation specialists 

Indigenizing means to utilize the local and regional indigenous cultures in your lesson planning. The interactive session will provide structure and strategies to include physical activity breaks with an indigenized scope in the regular classroom, physical education classroom and community recreation environment. The comprehensive program draws on research and knowledge about best practices in teaching indigenous languages and physical activities to encourage attention and engagement while reinforcing cultural values and traditions with the regional indigenous culture and language of the Ojibwe and/or Dakota people.

Participants will receive printed curriculum material with strategies to implement content and language as well as mentorship
experiences. Participants may also observe and/or participate in the hosted Northern Indigenous Winter Games on site in the afternoon.

Each registrant will received a three-hour professional development certificate at the completion of the workshop. A six-hour professional development certificate will be provided if the registrant participates in the Northern Indigenous Winter Games as a spectator or active participant.

Schedule
8:45am: Workshop Check-In
9:00am-Noon: Workshop
Noon-1:00pm: Lunch--Mahnomen Nabo (Wild Rice Soup) and Fry Bread will be available for purchase.

For information, contact Tricia Garvie Carlson, Centennial American Indian Education Program, PGarvie.carlson@isd12.org; 763.792.5087.

Instructors:
Dan Ninham
, Oneida: PhD, 2007 Minnesota Middle Level Physical Educator of the Year; 2007 Bemidji State University Outstanding Alumni, career middle school physical educator teacher and youth development program director

Susan Ninham, Red Lake Ojibwe: EdS, University of Northern Colorado; career administrator in public education, tribal health services, and youth sport coach and development program director.

Ethan Neerdaels, Bdewakantunwan Dakota: BS, University of Minnesota, 2016 Outstanding Dakota Language Teacher of the Year, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society History Museum Fellow and American Indian History Museum Fellow, and Executive Director of the Dakhóta Iápi Okhódakičhiye, and American Indian Culture and Language Specialist at Osseo Area Schools.

 

Location: 

Wargo Nature Center, 7701 Main Street, Lino Lakes, MN