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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 11, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free press March 1990 summer Holiday extended ministers decision gets mixed reviews by Bonnie Bridge a decision to give Manitoba students a longer sum Mer Holiday has been Prai sed by the provinces tourism Industry but panned by the Manitoba association of trustees education minister Len Derkach has decided All classes in the province will Start on 4 next six Days later than that Means vacationing families and students with summer jobs wont have to be Back until labor the tourism Industry has been requesting the change for five said Dennis president of the tourism Industry association of Manitoba that was the Way it used to and were delighted its Back to the new school Calendar benefits parents and child Ren As Well As the he the concept behind it was very if students employed by tourist operators had to go Back to school before the Long week they missed a weeks work and that Long the tourist operators were left at the busiest part of the tourist season without it also affected the family ability to extend their Vaca the trustees says the Start Date for classes should be decided by individual divisions not the Derkacht order says the official opening Date of schools win be with Only teachers divisions Are expected to hold three Days of teacher in services from 29 to 31 the thursday and Friday before the labor Day up to most divisions held Only one i service Day at the beginning of the president Brenda Leslie said Mast is upset that Der Kach made the change with out consulting the association or others in the education we feel very strongly that that a local and a division should make that decision As it fits in with their plans for professional some divisions have Al ready introduced the Leslie the new Calendar announced 8 May cause some in convenience for divisions that had made plans based on the old there May not be enough speakers and resource peo ple to go around if All the provinces divisions have to hold three Days of insert ices at the same she Derkach has also announced that classes will be held on easter monday next despite the the total number of Days in the school term will remain the show to feature limit parkas by Susie Strachan Many fashion shows feature models wearing almost no but one being held to Day March 11 at fort Whyte Centre goes to the opposite it will Fea Ture inuit the people from Sanikiluaq on the Belchar islands in Hudson Bay Wear Duck Feather and Are the Only inuit who do not use Caribou skins As the basis for their traditional according to Jill the clothing and textiles professor at the University of Manitoba who is coordinating the fashion show at the fort Whyte when the people first moved there 200 to 300 years ago they made clothing out of explained of but in the late 1800s there was a very heavy Snow fall and the Caribou All died because they could not dig Down to the lichens they so the people turned to using the Eider Duck and continued to do so right up to the Oakes was invited up North in february of 1989 with two students from the University of and almost the minute they were off the women in the Community were teaching them How to make Eider Duck the women dont use a paper just hands and eyes As a the skins Are removed from the Duck and the fat is chewed or sucked from said of the sewing is done using an Over stitch which is kept Large because the skins Are the three women Oakes Learned another Parka Oakes will be bringing to the fashion show is a bearded Seal intes Tine which was made a year ago in around 20 other Caribou and Seal skin parkas will be shown off by inuit who were in Winnipeg for medical at they enjoy showing off their traditional and most have never seen a Feather Parka according to Louise master sales award 8 yobs pmrs3mml real estate i Peke i can provide to you a written service 275200 Jill Oakes with inuit Eider Duck Sarah qui Trosuk and Minah first sort the skins by color and make a Patch work before starting in sew ing the Black Feath ers from the male Duck Are used on the Torso because they Are thicker and the Lig her Brown female Duck feathers Are used on the sleeves for More it takes More than one and a half weeks to finish and while made in the the parkas Are tattered come they Harvest around ducks in the and they collect a Little Down from the nests in the Spring for commercial said Val Kosmenko and Zarah the two Stu were Able to collect Eider Duck booties for babies and an which is the whole skin of a Duck slipped Over the foot for really cold Only a few of the Hunters still Wear the Feather Par As Cottons and synthetic fabrics became Ider Down is still extremely but now you find parkas with to cartoon characters on the Back or the Canadian hockey team or Yamaha symbols Down the said while we were sewing we were quite often watching soap operas on to from de troyal lift hesid6ntmi estate 1 Earls custom framing gallery for the Best in picture we carry a Large selection of collectors plates and plate we also have dolls in 364 Annes next to Pic pop 2545515 j March Spich not for 0pn in that sb4ce Sake the closet store and father and sons get six months respected vital businessman and his two sons earn another six months hard labour with no Chance for Early Edward John 61 full Days of old of 468 Annes sons Barry 29 of of 3412 Roblin Glenn 25 old of 533 Annes ran a bicycle Sale and repair and in the free press weekly but had the misfortune of being caught with an overwhelming response to their offer which stated that their stores feature the finest Bike selection in that they sell More bicycles than any other independently owned sporting goods and went on to claim that their bicycle repair service is the Law of business came Down real hard on All three will be spending summer and fall sentenced to and More they tried to blow away the Competition and their plan fathered Golin tried to defend their scheme by saying weve been operating in this manner for the last 25 but we didst expect to run into this kind of weve always beat the offered fair and reliable service and that spells Success Success Over and but were still Small enough to give big so those interested in Quality and service can watch the Goline family serve their sentences at 468 Annes 3412 Roblin or 533 Annes announcing a new addition to the family at 468 St Annes no kidding this ads Worth 4 classes for at gym Boree come and learn about a world of sights and music and and specially built play a colourful world for kids three months through four years to along with their in 45 minute weekly to find out More about the exciting world of Call we Promise an unforgettable 1525 Wilison place off Waverley 4888735 1990 gym Boree corporation expire april

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