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First Nation Clans with Rhoda Merkel

Rhoda Merkel • First Nations Programming

Rhoda will lead your class in a fun interactive story that explains how the clan system works. Each student will become a member of a clan based on their date of birth and make a complimentary art project (usually we paint t-shirts).

Grade SuitabilityK-12
Maximum Class SizeClass size
Time Required5 hours plus 2 hours prep
Material RequiredArtist will supply
Material Cost$125
Language of InstructionEnglish
CommunitiesAll
AvailabilitySeptember - June

Rhoda Merkel

Rhoda was born and raised in the Yukon, is a member of the Tahltan Nation and is a passionate First Nation culture promoter, educator and artist. She has a studio in Atlin, B.C., where you can find her sewing, beading, painting, and moose tufting, writing, or preparing for school teaching sessions. Rhoda has been working in Yukon schools for over 10 years and has been teaching for over 30 years. She is available to do small or big projects, in all communities, has worked in every grade level and is Available for Sky is the Limit projects.

Contact the artist

  • 250-651-7668 or 867-335-1761
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