MNBC Raising Métis Cultural Awareness Category: Culture, Heritage & Language

Cultural Wellness was weaved throughout the weekend and all the discussions, and participants shared the need to increase Métis Cultural awareness in BC

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MNBC Culture Series: Jónína Kirton (Issue #3) Category: Culture, Heritage & Language

Photo: Mayors Arts Award 2016 - Jonina, Mayor Robertson, Betsy Warland

Jónína Kirton is a prairie born, proud MNBC citizen and is a Métis/Icelandic poet, author and facilitator who currently resides in the Lower Mainland. She has been involved with the Aboriginal Writers Collective – West Coast, and she coordinated the first National Indigenous Writers Conference in Vancouver 2013. In 2015 Kirton joined the editorial board of Room Magazine. Jónína’s work has been featured in numerous anthologies and literary journals.

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MYBC Embracing Our Culture Category: Culture, Heritage & Language

The Forum brought together 35 Métis Youth delegates, chaperones, Elders and various facilitators for an exciting and jam-packed weekend at the Cove Lakeside Resort.

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