Children's Water Education Council
c/o Waterloo Region Museum 10 Huron Rd.,
Kitchener, ON N2P 2R7
Phone: (519)748-1914
Fax: (519)748-0009
Email: rsusan@cwec.ca

Festival Activity Centres

Aboriginal Voices


Our First Nations existed here long before European settlement. They had and still have today a very special relationship with the environment. Chief Top Leaf will help you discover the knowledge and values the aboriginal community has toward water.


Heritage and Citizenship, Grade 3 (Pioneer Life)

  • Identify the contributions of aboriginal peoples to early settlement
  • identify the Aboriginal Peoples located in Upper Canada at the time of first settlement 
  • collect and evaluate information about human and 
environment interactions during the early settlement period

Heritage and Citizenship, Grade 5 (Aboriginal Peoples)

  • relationship between Aboriginal Peoples and their environment
The Children's Water Education Council gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Recreation. With $100 million in annual funding from the province's charitable gaming initiatives, the Foundation provides grants to eligible charitable and not-for-profit organizations in the arts, culture, sports, recreation, environment and social services sectors.