On March 13, 2019, the grade 11 & 12 classes from Gordon F. Kells High School in Carlyle travelled to Winnipeg to tour the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Manitoba Museum. At the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, students toured the galleries: What Are Human Rights? Indigenous Perspectives, Canadian Journeys, Protecting Rights in Canada, Examining the Holocaust, Turning Points for Humanity, Breaking the Silence, Actions Count, Rights Today, and Inspiring Change.
At the Manitoba Museum, students toured the galleries: Orientation Gallery, Earth History Gallery, Arctic / Sub-Arctic Gallery, Boreal Forest Gallery, Nonsuch Gallery, HBC Gallery, Parklands Gallery, Grasslands Gallery, Urban Gallery, The Franklin Exploration Exhibit, and The Fossil Favorites from Across Canada.
It was an extremely early morning, but most everyone was able to rise for the occasion. Students found both museums very informative which complements their social studies 20 & 30 courses (human rights and Canadian Studies). Students would like to thank the community of Carlyle (community calendar) and the Carlyle Lions Club for supporting this out-of-the-classroom learning experience!