Louis Riel Day Celebrations

February 17, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Migizii Agmik - Bald Eagle Lodge, University of Manitoba
66 Chancellors Cir
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

Louis Riel Day Celebrations will take place Friday, February 17, 2017.

At 10:30 a.m. the Métis flag will be raised outside of University Centre. Following the flag raising ceremony, we will head over to Migizii Agmik – Bald Eagle Lodge where events will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Please join us for a very important presentation and conversation with Brenda Gunn, Métis lawyer and Associate Professor, on The Daniels Case Supreme Court Ruling. Afterwards we will have lunch, a performance by Métis musicians, and the annual Adorning of the Sash ceremony at the Louis Riel statue.

Full Schedule:

10:30 a.m. Raising of the Métis flag at University Centre
11:30 a.m. Opening prayer
Welcoming remarks with emcee Kristi Perrin, Métis Asper student
11:40 a.m. Presentation by Brenda Gunn, Métis laywer and Associate Professor
12:30 p.m. Performance by Métis musicians
1:15 p.m. Adorning of the Sash ceremony at the Louis Riel statue
1:25 p.m. Closing remarks

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