MA: Edmonton celebrates Métis Week

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 201726 Views

November 14, 2017

Media are invited to join Councillor Aaron Paquette, Métis Nation of Alberta President Audrey Poitras and Region 4 President Cecil Bellrose for the Métis Week proclamation and flag raising ceremony.

Date:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location:  City Room, City Hall

As a symbol of the history and contributions of Métis people to Edmonton, the Métis infinity flag will be placed on display inside the City Room.

The event will also include a performance highlighting the evolution of the Red River Jig and singing of both the Canadian and Métis National anthems by Sarah Wolfe.

Additional dignitaries include MLA David Shepherd.

For more information:
edmonton.ca/metisweek

Media contact:
Francis Asuncion
Communications Advisor
780-423-4890

NT5

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