First Nation in B.C. reopens school with unique class amid new pandemic wave

Tsleil Waututh Nation in British Columbia has reopened its school and found a unique way to teach their children about where they come from.

Students of all ages learn about traditional medicines and are growing food in a small garden they planted.

Chief Leah George says this never would have happened if it wasn’t for COVID-19.

“This is so amazing it’s giving our children an opportunity to connect with the land connect with each other be in the community to be safe from the threat of COVID-19 its amazing,” said George.

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A proud Métis from BC, Tina began her television career in 1997 as a talent agent for film and TV. She joined APTN National News in 2007 as a Video Journalist in the Vancouver bureau. In 2010, she was the recipient of the Amnesty International Human Rights Journalism Award for her story on murdered and missing women and girls.