Riel Day 2010 - Toronto

November 16, 2010 -- Riel Day ceremonies at Toronto City Hall, Queen's Park and the Law Society of Upper Canada

The Métis infinty flag flies at Toronto City Hall on November 16, 2010
Dr. Brenda Macdougall, Chair of Métis Studies at the University of Ottawa and Senator Reta Gordon
Students from the grade 11/12 Native Studies and World Issues class at Clarington Central Secondary School attended Riel Day ceremonies at Toronto City Hall and Queen's Park.
Toronto City Councillor Paula Fletcher and MNO Chair France Picotte read from the Riel Day Proclamation
A scarlet Métis flag
Marching to the Northwest Rebellion monument at Queen's Park
Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Chris Bentley (left), MNO President Gary Lipinski (right) marching on Riel Day at Queen's Park
Ontario Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Chris Bentley
MNO Chair France Picotte
PCMNO Region 4 Councillor, Art Bennet
Métis youth Angelica Laurin
Métis lawyer and Riel descendant Jean Teillet
Senator Roland St.Germain, Jane St.Germain and Senator Ruth Wagner
Bob Goulais, Nipissing First Nation, honours the Métis Nation by singing the Michif Song
Joe Paquette and Senator Reta Gordon lay wreaths on Riel Day at Queen's Park
Métis fiddler Roger Giroux
MNO President Gary Lipinksi
MNO President Gary Lipinski speaks at a panel discussion at the Law Society of Upper Canada
Members of the Métis Fiddler Quartet entertain at a reception following the panel discussion at the Law Society of Upper Canada in Toronto