Terry Fox’s Métis Heritage

Students will be exposed to Terry Fox’s life story. Students will explore his family’s discovery of their Métis ancestry and will investigate several Métis resources to learn more about what it means to be Métis. Students will then be encouraged to explore how identity and personal values can be linked to culture.


  • Engage in new learning about Terry Fox and his Métis ancestry.
  • Explore what it means to be Métis through games and core values.
  • Explore how our culture can help shape our values and identity.
  • Apply conceptual knowledge of culture and identity to personal experiences.