Start the school year in a good way by visiting St. Albert’s Historic River Lot + Grain Elevator Park to discover the importance of the bison to local Métis and First Nations. In this 45-minute program exclusive to September 2022, your class will handle bison bones, learn about traditional uses of the bison, and explore our outdoor exhibition Lii Buflo: A Métis Way of Life. We encourage you to walk down with your class & stay onsite for lunch before or after your program. Add a 30-minute tour of our heritage homes connected to St. Albert’s Métis and Francophone histories for an additional $15.

What: A shortform school program centered around the Lii Buflo: A Métis Way of Life exhibition targeting schools within walking distance of the River Lots.

45 minture program + lunch onsite
Book anytime Tuesdays–Fridays from 9 am–2 pm

Phone our Registrar at 780-459-1163 to book!

Curriculum Links
Indigenous History & Perspectives
Métis Identity
A Community in the Past
Alberta: A Sense of the Land
The Stories, Histories & Peoples of Alberta
Histories & Stories of Ways of Life in Canada
Moving Toward Confederation

Total Time

45 min


Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Curriculum Link

Cultural, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Social Studies


River Lots 23 & 24