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Event Notice -- Métis Awareness Day at Cambrian College

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This Thursday, Cambrian’s Wabnode Centre for Aboriginal Services hosts Métis Awareness Day on campus.

See below for more information, and please consider for broadcast or publication in community calendars and event listings. There will be excellent story, photo and video opportunities at the event.

On Thursday, November 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., please join the Cambrian College community, particularly our Métis students, faculty and staff, as they commemorate Louis Riel Day and celebrate Métis culture and history.

Louis Riel is recognized as a passionate defender of justice for the Métis people and one of the founders of the province of Manitoba. Riel was executed in 1885 for leading the Northwest Resistance in defense of Métis rights, culture and way-of-life. 

The Métis Awareness event, held in Cambrian College’s Student Centre, is sponsored by the Wabnode Centre for Aboriginal Services and includes a feast, entertainment and informative displays. All are welcome to attend.

For more information, please contact Ryan Linklater Wong at 705-566-8101, ext. 6814.

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