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Historic announcement as Back to Batoche celebrations kick off

Jul 22, 2022 | 1:43pm

It is a packed house at Back to Batoche celebrations today in Saskatchewan, the first in person gathering in two years which is celebrating what Elder Norman Fleury, who gave the prayer at this morning’s opening ceremonies, described as a milestone event marking 50 years of celebration of the Metis coming together. Fleury, fluent in […]

Back to Batoche Days returning this weekend

Jul 19, 2019 | 8:00am

Back to Batoche Days is celebrating its 49th year. The four-day event south of Prince Albert features Metis traditional activities, sporting events and entertainment. The Metis Nation Minister of Batoche says remembering the historical and cultural significance that brings Metis people together from across Western Canada is a happy and emotional experience. Sherry McLellan feels […]