M’Chigeeng First Nation Peace Pole Unveiling
Ojibwe Cultural Foundation
In Honour of our Anishinabek Warriors. In Commemoration of the War of 1812.
Place: Ojibwe Cultural Foundation
Date: October 30, 2012
Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
There will be a War of 1812 Memorial & Warrior Peace Pole erected at the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation in remembrance and in honour of the Anishinabek Warriors who fought in the war of 1812.
7-9 am sunrise and pipe ceremony
10:30- Arrival of Manitoulin Island schools and honoured guests
10:40- Opening remarks- Honour song by tribal drum Nimkii
10:45- Story of Niibaakum and his involvement in the war
11:15- History of the peace pole- Dominic Beaudry
11:30- Alan Corbiere to speak about a painting on the monument
11:40- Unveiling of the peace pole
11:44- Traveling song by tribal drum – Nimkii
12:00- Attendees and students depart