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Cultural Requests

Please read through the request guidelines in full before requesting one of our presenters. Indigenous Education Program is here to serve the Central Okanagan Public schools in providing culturally rich and holistic learning opportunities as we work towards creating equity for all learners.

Central Okanagan Public Schools Indigenous Cultural Program


*See below for a request form with a list of cultural programs offered.*
*Cultural Programming for teaching staff in the Central Okanagan School District only*


Indigenous Cultural Events Cost Sharing:

 

Indigenous targeted dollars will be shared with the district to provide classroom cultural presentations and whole school cultural performances.


There are up to 6 classroom presentations from Central Okanagan Public Schools Indigenous Education Department Cultural Program staff allotted per school. Additionally, schools can cost-share presentations (including full-school assemblies with keynote speakers, for example) from outside the school district. Please contact our Cultural Programs Coordinator, Kelly Andrews, directly regarding these opportunities. 


If a school requests more than the 6 presentations from school district staff, the school will be charged in full for any additional presentations. Contact Kelly Andrews (indigenouscultural.program@sd23.bc.ca) for further information about presentations from outside speakers.


All payment goes through Central Okanagan Public Schools Finance Department and your accounts will be automatically debited at month's end. A copy of the summary will be mailed to your school.


Procedure for accessing Cultural Programming:

1. Fill out the appropriate following booking form below and attach completed form via email to         indigenouscultural.program@sd23.bc.ca: For record purposes we can only accept ONE booking per form.

   2. ​You will receive a confirmation that your request is received, as well as a cost share agreement that must be signed by         the principal.

   3. Your presentation will be automatically billed and electronically withdrawn from your school account by the School                District Finance Dept.

We proudly support the booking of syilx cultural opportunities through the Sncewips Museum. Please book directly through the museum with the link below. We do not offer cost share with the museum at this time.

Limlemt, thank you for walking hand in hand with us towards Truth and Reconciliation.

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