Dougie & Tom Trumble Grant: Building Cultural Appreciation for Indigenous Peoples

  • School Year: 2018-2019
  • Applicants: Lindsey Roberts, Lead Teacher, JoAnn Lizon, Kirsten Sanderson, Cristina Perriello
  • School: Charter Oak
  • Subjects: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

The Red Hawk troupe from Cape Cod, Massachusetts will visit the students at Charter Oak International Academy (COIA) and provide an in-depth look Wampanoag culture. This grant will be executed in a variety of ways to reach learners of all levels such as assemblies and small-group learning. The Red Hawk troupe teaches about honoring the Wampanoag culture, sustainability, and giving thanks, which directly correlate to COIA school’s goals of peace, sustainability, and being internationally-minded. Exposure to the Red Hawk troupe and their stories and history will give the students at COIA a real world example of how their learning connects to the larger world.

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