Aboriginal Education


Esquimalt High School  wishes to recognize and acknowledge the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations, on whose traditional territories, we live, we learn, and we do our work.  We invite all students, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to participate in the many courses offered by the Aboriginal Education Department.  For more information about district support and programs visit the Greater Victoria Aboriginal Nations Education Division website.

Courses offered:


  • First Nations Leadership 9, 10  
  • First Nations Art 9, 11
  • English First Peoples 10, 11 , 12
  • First Nations Social Studies 10 Self-Paced
  • First Nations Studies 12 
  • Na-Tsa-Maht – grade 8 Aboriginal Transition
  • Cultural Connections 12
  • Aboriginal Earth Science 11

For further information and detailed course descriptions, please consult our course guide.

For more information please contact:

Aboriginal Counselling

Gail Higginbottom
250-382-9226 ext 185

Aboriginal Academic Support

Rachel Trebilco
250-382-9226 ext 187 or 330

In the News

“Reviving a First Nations tradition, one stomach at a time. Pit cooking was used to help create a First Nations feast this week in Esquimalt. We visit the scene…” CBC News Story here.