3rd Annual Youth and Seniors Gathering

REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL!
Thank you everyone – your overwhelming and supportive response is very heart warming.

Join members of our Métis community to celebrate our Métis culture, build connections, and gain a sense belonging at our 3rd Annual Youth and Seniors Gathering on January 18 – 20, 2019, at Delta Edmonton South (4404 Gateway Blvd NW, Edmonton, AB).

Livestream Information

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Meet & Greet
6:00 pm – Fiddler Brianna Lizotte
7:00 pm – Métis Comedian Maureen Belanger 
8:00 pm – Open Mic Jam and Dance

Main Event Saturday 
8:30 am – Registration 
9:30 am – Opening Ceremony
9:45 am – Poetry Reading: Marilyn Dumont
10:00 am – Keynote: Dr. Paul Gareau
10:30 am – Health Break: Dr. Allyson Jones
10:45 am – Facilitated Story Telling: Colette Poitras
11:30 am – Keynotes: Mitch Case and Cassidy Caron

Cultural Workshop – Beading 
1:00 pm

Cultural Workshop – Jigging 
1:00 pm

Cultural Workshop – Michif Lessons
1:00 pm

Cultural Workshops – Traditional Medicines 
2:30 pm
Cultural Workshops – Caribou Hair Tufting 
2:30 pm

Banquet & Dance 
6:00 pm – Banquet and Dance
6:30 pm – Dinner
7:00 pm – Métis Child and Family Dancers
7:30 pm – Rockin’ Fiddle Band

Main Event Sunday 
8:30 am – Registration
9:30 am – Keynote: David Parent
10:00 am – Veterans Presentation: John McDonald
10:30 am – Canada’s Challenge – Murdered and Missing Métis Women: Muriel Stanley
11:00 am – Closing Remarks