Sault Métis Centre celebrates grand opening (7 photos) –

Sault Métis Centre celebrates grand opening (7 photos) –

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 202244 Views

The launch featured Métis workshops, games, music, and guest speakers

The Historic Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council was thrilled to welcome the public to the grand opening of their long-awaited cultural centre on Saturday.

Today’s festivities began with a sunrise ceremony which paid tribute to the Métis ancestors, including ones who were buried at the site.

The grand opening also featured a variety of activities like open-house tours, Métis workshops, traditional foods, games, music, dance, and special guest speakers.

In 2017, the Anglican Diocese of Algoma returned the former Metis burial ground and the three buildings located on the site to the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO).

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