MNBC Raising Métis Cultural Awareness Tag: Métis Culture

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) Tag: Métis Culture

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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Louis Riel Day at Vancouver City Hall Tag: Métis Culture

"It is a very proud day for Métis Citizens all across our province.  The commitment of government to the Métis is strong , and as a result many Métis are witnessing this today on a number of historic fronts" said Regional Director Gary Biggar.

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