Storyteller: Deb

Languages: English and Anishnaabemowin

About the story: Deb’s buckskin jacket is a magnet for the indigenous students in her school.

Learn more: In Deb’s story, her jacket makes her visible and gives her courage to share her cultural as an Indigenous teacher.  In these activities, we learn more about the cultural significance of the fringe, as well as how to practice clothing vocabulary.

Culture and Language Activities

Clothing Words in Ojibway

Vocabulary: Learn clothing words with this vocabulary lesson.

Kids Dressup Activity

Creative Activity: Play dress-up with your kids (and your grown-up friends too!) to practice different clothing vocabulary.  Put on your favourite song and do a fashion show!