Louis Riel Day flag raising in Sault Ste. Marie

Submitted by: MNO Historic Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council Secretary Steve Gjos

MNO HSSMC Louis Riel Day Flag Raising -photo
(Left-right) front: MNO Historic Sault Ste. Marie Métis
Council (HSSMMC) President Kim Powley, MNO HSSMMC
Secretary Steve Gjos and MNO HSSMMC Councilor
Dianne Beaudry carrying the Eagle Staff and Canadian and
Métis flags to Sault Ste. Marie City Hall. (Left-right) back:
MNO HSSMMC Senator Brenda Powley with MNO citizens
Emerson Riel, Virginia Rydal, Amber Jones and Melissa
Agawa. Click here for larger picture.
On November 16, 2017, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Historic Sault Ste. Marie Council (HSSMC) held a Louis Riel Day Métis flag raising ceremony at Sault Ste. Marie City Hall. Participants included MNO HSSMC President Kim Powley, Senator Brenda Powley, Secretary Steve Gjos, Councilor Dianne Beaudry as well as other local MNO citizens and members of Batchewana, Garden River, and Michipicoten First Nations. 

Acting Mayor Sandra Hollingsworth raised the flag on behalf of the City of Sault Ste. Marie.

Posted: December 6, 2017

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