College students discover Anishinaabe tradition in a Minecraft model of Manitoba

College students in Winnipeg’s Louis Riel Faculty division received the primary probability to study, construct and discover Manitoba’s Anishinaabe setting this week via the digital world of Minecraft.

Winter Cameron-Catcheway, 9, is an Anishinaabe scholar at Marion Faculty, which is a part of the Louis Riel Faculty Division. She has been enjoying Minecraft —  a well-liked online game the place gamers discover a world and construct gadgets and constructions  for 2 years and was one of many first individuals to play Minecraft Training’s Manito Ahbee Aki, a educating useful resource that celebrates and explores Manitoba’s Anishinaabe group.

“There is a bunch of animals…. You’ll be able to construct homes and a group, a bunch of fascinating issues,” mentioned Cameron-Catcheway.

The sport was developed via 13 months of collaboration between Indigenous elders, information keepers, training consultants and Microsoft Canada.

Anishinaabe elder and grandmother Chickadee Richard performed a key function within the growth of the…

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