Students harvest moose through outdoor program
Last updated 11/22/2021 at 11:25am
LISTUGUJ, Que.-Mi'kmaw Students in one Canadian school are learning about life-sustaining elements of their Indigenous culture in very practical ways. Recently, eight students at the Alaqsite'w Gitpu School school in Listuguj, Que., were taken hunting as part of their outdoor education program.
The school started an outdoor education program two years ago, encouraging and teaching fifth- to eighth-grade students to spend two hours a week doing land-based activities. They learn about land stewardship and seasonal activies.
The community puts a lot of focus on hunting, so as part of a rece...