Faculty member, Abby Arquero, formed the Cultural Exchange Club in order to expose SFIS students to other Native cultures and students. The main activity is a cultural exchange trip whereby SFIS students travel to Six Nations in Ontario, Canada. SFIS students visit the Six Nations reserve, which is the homeland of the Haudenosaunee or Iroquois nations and meet with Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo School, a Mohawk/Cayuga Language Immersion School. SFIS students assume the roles and responsibilities as cultural ambassadors and develop cultural presentations to share and exchange with Haudenosaunee students.
The goals of the program are for SFIS students to:
The faculty advisor for the Cultural Exchange Club is Abby Arquero.
For more information on the Club and how to join, please contact the faculty advisor.