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Discover The Chapel

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks is proud to announce we will be offering Curriculum Based education programs to groups, schools and visiting organizations. Our workshops are designed to work with the teacher to enhance the First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework programming which reflects the goals of the Ontario Curriculum. Through hands on, interactive lessons targeting various learning styles which will allow your class to explore the history of Six Nations of the Grand River territory. We will supply the materials and expertise to enrich your experience.

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TOUR OF THE WINDOWS

A stunning and spectacular feature added to Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks between the years 1959 – 1962. The set of eight stained glass windows depicts the great history of Six Nations and their role in Canadian history. You will enjoy the story of the windows and the individual descriptions of the features displayed in each window. Students will be able to participate in a scavenger hunt in and outside the Chapel and create culturally appropriate crafts.

Suitable for any grade level.

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MOHAWK VILLAGE DAYS

The Mohawks who remained loyal to the British Crown would leave their homeland and relocate to Upper Canada. Discover the roles, relationships and values the Mohawks would live in the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s.  Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks is the last remaining building of the Mohawk Village built in 1785. Students will be able to participate in a scavenger hunt in and outside the Chapel and create culturally appropriate crafts.

Suitable for: Kindergarten, Grades 1 – 2.

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WAR OF 1812

Native warriors are once again drawn into a conflict that was not theirs. The War of 1812, where Canada would become a battleground having been invaded by the American army. Canadian militia and the British forces would renew their alliance with Native Nations in successfully defending what we now know as Canada. Students will be able to participate in a scavenger hunt in and outside the Chapel and create culturally appropriate crafts.

Suitable for: Grade 3 – 6.

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WAMPUM BELTS

Wampum belts are used by Rotinonson:ni (People of the Longhouse) people for official purposes as well as for ceremonies. Traditional wampum belts were introduced to the Rotinonson:ni by Hiawatha at the time of the founding of the League of the Five Nations. Learn about the belts that are depicted throughout the stained glass windows in Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks. Students will be able to participate in a scavenger hunt in and outside the Chapel and create culturally appropriate crafts.

Suitable for: Grades 7 – 10.

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GOOD MIND-PEACEMAKERS JOURNEY

Born to the Huron Nation on the north shore of Lake Ontario, the Peacemaker journeys to the five nations to share his message of a Good Mind. Hear how the Peacemaker shared his message of Peace, Power and Righteousness among warring nations and created the Rotinonson:ni Confederacy which is still alive and followed to this day. Students will be able to participate in a scavenger hunt in and outside the Chapel and create culturally appropriate crafts.

Suitable for: Grade 11 to Adults.

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