AGA 2011 Part 1

Citizens and guests wait for the Voyageur Canoes on Saturday Morning
Excited Citizens Wave Métis Flags at the Voyageur Canoes from a nearby bridge
Voyageur Canoes with MNO leaders and guests down the river from the dock near the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Voyageur canoes land at the docks
Voyageur Canoes with MNO leaders and guests down the river from the dock near the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Voyageur Canoes with MNO leaders and guests down the river from the dock near the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Voyageur Canoes with MNO leaders and guests down the river from the dock near the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Voyageur Canoes with MNO leaders and guests down the river from the dock near the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Voyageur Canoes with MNO leaders and guests down the river from the dock near the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Senator Alis Kennedy, a Métis Veteran, in the parade to the Bobby Orr Community Centre
MNO Veteran Joe Paquette and a Métis youth in the parade to the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Senator Ruth Wagner leads the parade to the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Benny Michaud speaking during a Youth and Elders session at the Bobby Orr Community Centre
MNO Chair France Picotte disembarking from her canoe to join the parade.
MNO President Gary Lipinski speaking during the AGA
Senators Verna Porter and Ruth Wagner lead the parade to the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Métis veteran Elmer Ross participating in parade to the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Senators in the parade to the Bobby Orr Community Centre
MNO Veteran Joe Paquette carrying the Batoche Banner in the parade to the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Executive Senator Reta Gordon in the parade to the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Métis youth show their spirit in the parade to the Bobby Orr Community Centre
MNO staff person Guylaine Morin-Cleroux shows her positive attitude at an AGA Planning Meeting
MNO staff listen attentively during an AGA Planning Meeting
MNO Citizens attending Pre-AGA sessions
The Shuttle Team plans how it will get people around Parry Sound
MNO Directors Judie McKenney and Mike Fedyk pause briefly in their preparations for the AGA
Finance staff Evan Salter and Sue Johnson share a smile while working hard during the AGA
Métis youth and Captains of the Hunt in a joint session outside of the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Métis youth and Captains of the Hunt in a joint session outside of the Bobby Orr Community Centre
Scott Carpenter prepares to unload his huge Métis display for the trade show
Entertainment during the Senators' Social on Wednesday evening
Senator Lois McCallum distributes some treats during the Senators" Social
MNO staff working hard during AGA Registration
MNO staff member Debbie Ferris-Giammattolla helps out at the Senators' Social
Natalie Lloyd shares some fun with Senator Lois McCallum
Three generations of Métis
Bryon Brisard with the Ministry of Education speaking during the Youth and Elders Session
Senator Bob McKay leading a prayer before the Youth and Elders session
Youth and Senators Session during the AGA
Youth and Senators Session during the AGA
Presidents' meeting prior to the AGA
Senators' Meeting prior to AGA
Youth Meeting prior to the AGA
MNO Presidents with Statements of Prime Purpose
Traditional Métis beadwork
MNO staff Chris Paci and Benny Michaud and Youth Facilitator at youth session
Group picture of MNO Senators that attended AGA
Pre-AGA session
Attorney-General Chris Bentley speaking at AGA
AGA Host Moon River Council President Larry Duval
Town of Parry Sound Councilor Todd Saulinier speaking at AGA
Member of Parliament Dr. Carloyn Bennett speaking at AGA
MPP Norm Miller speaking at AGA
MPP France Gelinas speaking at AGA
MNC President Clem Chartier speaking at AGA
Manitoba Métis Federation President David Chartrand speaking at AGA