FORT FRANCES & Rainy River District

Métis Nation of Ontario 2017 Canoe Expedition Arrival

Join us in welcoming the 2017 Métis Nation of Ontario Canoe Expedition members, dressed in the historic garb of the voyageurs, as they arrive at Point Park in Fort Frances from 3:30-6:30 p.m.!

The Sunset Country Métis Community and the Expedition crew will be hosting an event open to the entire community in order to highlight traditional Métis art, dance, music, and culture. The event will start at 3:30 p.m. with an official arrival by the Expedition paddlers at 4:00 p.m. Following the arrival and remarks from the local council and Expedition crew, guests will be invited to participate in traditional activities including jigging, dot art, finger weaving, and much more!

Come on out, ask us questions about the Expedition, our experience, and the Métis way of life!

Date: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
The Point Park - Near La Place Rendez-Vous