Fredericton students organize high school’s first powwow – CBC

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Jan 10, 2020

A group of students has worked since November to put together the event, which involved the entire school

It started as a project focused on civil action and culminated two months later in a school-wide showcase of Indigenous music and dance.

Fredericton High School held its first ever powwow Thursday, organized by a group of students for their Indigenous Studies class.

Their original marching orders for the “Civil Action” assignment: do something you’re passionate about and involve the whole school.

“This practice was taken from us … so I’m glad I can bring it to my school, educate my peers,” said Cecilia Marie Solomon of Pilick, also known as Kingsclear First Nation.

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