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AWASIS Program

AWASIS Program - "awâsisak - Little sky beings that are loaned to us in the most sacred way".  The Awasis Program is the Edmonton Public School Board elementary program that provides students with Cree Language instruction and cultural teachings and activities. 

Cree Language and cultural activities include Cree Language curriculum of study, Cree prayer, seasonal Feasts, Pipe Ceremonies, Smudge, Awasis Day celebration, music study which integrates song and drumming, Pow Wow dance, Metis jigging at Guitar and Fiddle, field trips to cultural sites, and the annual Indigenous Culture and Language Quiz.