Citizens for a Livable Cranbrook Society provides grassroots leadership and an inclusive process, with a voice for all community members, to ensure that our community grows and develops in a way that incorporates an environmental ethic, offers a range of housing and transportation choices, encourages a vibrant and cultural life and supports sustainable, meaningful employment and business opportunities.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Metis Week Proclamation

Story and photos by Stewart Wilson

MP Wayne Stetski makes some opening remarks
A crowd of between 100 and 150 enjoyed sunny skies as they joined in celebrating the Metis Week Proclamation and Celebration in Rotary Park on Thursday November 19th. 

Welcome remarks were made by Ktunaxa Nation Chair, Ms. Kathryn Teneese; MP Wayne Stetski; Rocky Mountain Metis Association President, Marlin Ratch; Mayor Lee Pratt; as well as SD#5 dignitaries.

Following the signing of the Proclamation declaring Metis Week in Cranbrook by President Marlin Ratch, the Metis National Anthem was sung. The celebration concluded with the SD#5 Jiggers performing a couple of dances including the Broom Dance.

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