Thursday, March 17, 2016



Living Mino-Pimatisiwin (The Good Life) through Health and Physical Education

The Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association (MPETA) is excited to host the annual 2016 MPETA- Farside Workshop on Friday April 29, 2016 at the University of Manitoba. 
The theme for the conference will be Living Mino-Pimatisiwin (The Good Life) through Health and Physical Education.
Lunch is provided.
$50 for MPETA members.


 Jigging Presenter: Dean Davis

 Its about learning to jig Métis style, dancing in harmony with the music. We will learn the basic step which can be used to dance at any event with the fiddle present. We will also learn to jig to the Red River Jig which requires the basic steps and many fancy steps.

Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation CouncilPresenter: Melvin Magpantay, Edward Albert and Lynette Kryminski

Topics include: Challenges youth face in participation, services MASRC provides, and the North American Indigenous Games.

Exploring Hoop Dance Presenter: Brandy McKay

Following the “make an take” activity of making your own hoops, teachers will be taught to explore hoop dance using their own set of hoops and learn some basic hoop dance moves and skills. Land-Based Teaching for Children Presenter: Barb Carlson and Jennifer Davis In this hands-on workshop, participants will be introduced to a variety of outdoor, land-based activities designed for children that convey Indigenous approaches to learning using the natural world as the classroom.

 Building Hoops to Build Community Presenter: Brandy McKay

Teachers will be guided through step-by-step instructions on how to build a set of hoops and be given the opportunity to build their own set as a “make and take” project.

For more information and registration

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