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Louis Riel Day Proclaimed
Posted Date: 11/14/2017 10:30 AM
Mayor Bill Given and members of Council joined together with the local Metis community on Friday to declare Thursday Nov. 16 as Louis Riel Day in Grande Prairie.

The proclamation and flag raising ceremony marked the kick off to Metis week in the City.

Louis Riel Day 2017 proclamation

Above, Mayor Given is flanked by Metis Local 1990 Vice President Walter Andreeff, elder Ken Browning from Rycroft, and Angie Crerar, Metis Local 1990 President, as he makes the proclamation.

2017 Metis Flag Raising Ceremony

Four generations of the Crerar family join together at the flag raising. From left, Patsy Charles, daughter of Angie Crerar, Angie Crerar, Metis Local 1990 President, Amelia Kenny, her great granddaughter, Jaksyn Kenny, great grandson, and Jennifer Kenny, granddaughter.