Indigenous Education

The serves all schools in School District 60, developing and promoting Indigenous programs that increase knowledge and understanding in the community. Working with teachers, support workers, administrators, and the broader community, its representatives assist with providing cultural awareness sessions, workshops, counselling, restorative justice facilitation and more.

Traditional Territory

We work, learn, and live on the traditional territory of the Tsaa? 脟h茅 Ne Dane or Dane-zaa. Our district is also in Treaty 8 territory, the only numbered treaty in British Columbia.

Dane-zaa Word of the Day

Audio recordings of more words and phrases are available on the

Our District Values in Dane-zaa

Respect- Dane e台ji虂i虂nu虂u虂naleh
You have Compassion -Ts始u虂u虂naye虂h
Honesty – lho台蕯eh
Responsibility (from 鈥榶ou pack it鈥) -Da虂a虂hwo台虂ghelh
Relationship. (they are together) – E台htah we瘫s瘫蕯o台h.

Local Education Agreements

School District No. 60 has signed Local Education Agreements (LEA) with all three of our First Nations communities; Blueberry River First Nations, Doig River First Nation and Halfway River First Nation. Local Education Agreements are important tools for building relationships between First Nation communities and Boards of Education, in order to support improved First Nation student outcomes (FNESC, 2019). Click on the poster below for more information

SD60 First Nations LEA Poster

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Pat Jansen, Principal
Phone – (250) 261-6244

Marie Westergaard, Secretary
Phone – (250) 785-8324

Indigenous Education Center

12264 242 Road, Grandhaven

Mailing Address
12264 242 rd
Fort St. John, B.C. V1J 8A8
Phone – (250) 785-8324
Fax – (250) 785-0846