Around the MNO

The Niagara Region Métis Council participated in Niagara Wine Festival Parade in September. Pictured here are NRMC members Derrick Pont and Barbaranne Wright with a Red River Cart that Derrick pulled in the parade.
Members of the Niagara Region Métis Council at the Niagara Wine Festival Parade. (L to r) Barbaranne Wright, Amanda Pont-Shanks, Derrick Pont, Valerie Boese, Suzanne Matte, Sarah MacDonald and Kirby-Lynn Wright.
A signing ceremony for Central East LHIN agreement on September 30. (L to r seated) Natalie Lloyd, Sen. Andre Bosse, Sen. Olive Tiedema (standing) Terry Bloom, Brenda Bosse, Sen. Reta Gordon, Cecile Wager, Claire Kearns and Gregory Bloom.
The Kenora Métis Council receive $20,000 from Canadian Heritage to promote the Michif language: (L to r): Colette Surovy, MP Greg Rickford, Katelyn Stenlund, Karen Cederwall, Theresa Stenlund and Joel Henley.
Brenda MacDougall, Chair of Métis Studies at the University of Ottawa, delivered a public lecture on October 6. (L to r) Robert Pellerin, Jennifer St.Germain, Jean-Pierre Riendeau, Brenda MacDougall, Erin Tomkins and Chris Paci.
Chris McLeod and Bonny Cann of the Education and Training Branch during a Metis 101 Training Session in Thunder Bay on October 16.
Some of the participants in a Métis 101 training session held in Thunder Bay on October 16.
MNO Vice-chair and Spokesperson for the MNO Women’s Secretariat with Melanie Omeniho, the Interim President of the Women of the Métis Nation at founding conference in Saskatoon, October 22-24.
The MNO delegation at the founding Conference of the Women of the Métis Nation in Saskatoon, October 22-24.
The delegates at the founding conference of the Women of the Métis Nation in Saskatoon on October 22-24.
Métis poet Maria Campbell with Senator Lois McCallum at an event to announce the construction of the new Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ottawa.
Métis poet Maria Campbell speaking at an event to announce the construction of the new Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ottawa.
Louise Goulding and Garfield Dunlop, the MPP for Simcoe North, at the Rendezvous in Port Severin in September.
James and Cecile Wagar with Carol Holland at the Rendezvous in Port Severin in September.
Part of Scott Carpenter's fabulous display at Rendezvous in Fort Severin in September.
Marg Raynor, a wonderful Métis Artist/Entertainer from Midland performing at Rendezvous in Port Severin in September.
Great Métis entertainers, the Lefaive Family from Lafontaine, performing at Rendezvous in Port Severin in September.
Jennifer St. Germain, MNO Director of Education and Training speaking at a National Forum on Disabilities on Nov 2-3 2010, in Winnipeg. The Forum aimed at improving opportunities for Métis people with disabilities in skills development and employment.
Senators Reta Gordon and Ruth Wagner at the Métis National Forum on Disabilities on Nov 2-3 2010, in Winnipeg.