MNO Grand River Métis Council Participates in Powwow


Métis Nation of Ontario Grand River Métis Council Councilor Diane  Kilby, Secretary Pandora Wilhelm, Councilor Pat St. John and  Treasurer Leslie-Anne Muma attend the Annual Traditional Pow Wow  held at Conestoga College on Feb. 24.

Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Grand River Métis Council (GRMC) representatives participated in the 8th Annual Traditional Pow Wow at Conestoga College in Kitchener on Feb. 24.

MNO GRMC President Jennifer Parkinson proudly carried the Métis flag in both the grand entry and the closing retreat. Councillors and citizens provided a display table and answered questions about Métis history and culture.

Throughout the event there was drumming and singing, as well as dancing, traditional food, artisans and crafts. The potato dance was a huge hit.

The MNO GRMC enjoyed participating in the event and it looks forward to being part of the powwow again next year.

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