Cochrane Indigenous Games

May 24, 2018

The goal of this day is to celebrate indigenous culture through traditional games that were used to build skills in the indigenous communities.Using curriculum links  and new TQS / LQS standards it will be possible to facilitate and enhance tri-school relationships and mentorship initiatives within the 3 schools. 


10:00am Opening Ceremony (Elder Virgil) and Hand Games (Joey)

10:45am Start of the Indigenous Games
– Students rotate through every 15 mins
– HS Kids will join younger students

11:30am Lunch

12:00pm Continue Indigenous Games

1:30pm Closing of the Games

2:00pm Complete clean up


  •      Elizabeth Barrett Elementary School ~550 kids
  •      Manachaban Middle School ~350 kids
  •      Cochrane High School ~60 kids
  •      Rocky View Schools Learning Design 
  •      Ever Active Schools
  •      Jump Start Canada
  •      Elder Virgil and Joey from —


  • Thursday, May 24 @ 10:00am-2:15pm


  • Cochrane Tri-Schools Fields (CHS, Manachaban, EB)


  • 10 games, 3 versions, 15 minutes each then rotate!