Mé​tis Week provides a chance to ‘reclaim the pride’ – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201870 Views

Week-long event is increasingly important time for Métis families and communities

Nov 14, 2018

Mé​tis dancer Elizabeth Potskin dances a traditional jig in front of a crowd in Calgary to celebrate Mé​tis Week.

The Red River Jig is a traditional Mé​tis dance, a style borrowed from European settlers but now owned and celebrated by Mé​tis people. It’s one part of a rich Mé​tis culture being celebrated in Calgary this week.

Events and ceremonies this week are honouring Mé​tis culture and traditions, while helping restore a connection and sense of pride for many.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/metis-week-calgary-alberta-1.4904445

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