Story and photos by Stewart Wilson
|MP Wayne Stetski makes some opening remarks|
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.