Programs - Multicultural Activities

First Nation Clans with Rhoda Merkel

Rhoda will lead your class in a fun interactive story that explains how the clan system works. Each student will become a member of a clan based on their date of birth and make a complimentary art project (usually we paint t-shirts).

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5 hours plus 2 hours prep

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September - June

Rhoda Merkel

Rhoda was born and raised in the Yukon, is a member of the Tahltan Nation and is a passionate First Nation culture promoter, educator and artist.  She has a studio in Atlin, B.C., where you can find her sewing, beading, painting, and moose tufting, writing, or preparing for school teaching sessions.  Rhoda has been working in Yukon schools for over 10 years and has been teaching for over 30 years.  She is available to do small or big projects, in all communities, has worked in every grade level and is Available for Sky is the Limit projects.

Contact: 250-651-7668 or 867-335-1761


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