Blanket Exercise

Grade(s): 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and Professional Development

Location: Musée Héritage Museum

Program Delivery: In School and In Person

In 1996, Indigenous Elders worked with Canada’s Aboriginal Rights Coalition to write the original script for the blanket exercise. The exercise is an interactive way to learn more about Canadian history, particularly the First Nations, Metis and Inuit perspectives that have not been regularly taught or discussed. 


Student Outcomes

  • Learn Indigenous perspectives on Canadian History
  • The Musée Heritage Museum and Michif Cultural Connections work in partnership to present Blanket Exercises for students, teachers, administrators and community organizations