The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) invites members of the First Nation, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) community to a series of Family Feasts over the next month.The feasts will be held at Rockland District High School on February 24, Perth and District Collegiate Institute on February 25, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School on February 29, and Brockville Collegiate Institute on March 1.
The feasts will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will feature Inuit games and native cuisine such as fish, Three Sisters soup, strawberry juice, fry bread, cake and coffee.The board is encouraging FNMI students and their families to attend, and to bring friends. Members of the public are also welcome.
All four regional feasts will feature activities with Dione Metcalfe of the Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre. Metcalfe will lead guests through a series of traditional Inuit games originally designed to develop hunting skills among Inuit youth.