Building Metis Connections Through Ice Fishing

By Laura Mushumanski Local Journalism Initiative Reporter I wholeheartedly swear I ate like a queen in Lac La Biche during the weekend of March 31st to April 2nd, 2023. The food was made with so much love, and consisted of wild meat, fish, fresh vegetables and fruit, baked goodies, along with all our fry bread needs being met _ how could I not bask in all my glory of feeling pleasantly plump after kohkom Alvina Sampietro shared her gifts, time and energy into nourishing our bodies, minds and spirits. As I gathered with my fellow Metis brothers and sisters over a 3-day weekend of Michif learning and ice fishing in Lac La Biche, the one thing that kept standing out was the importance of connection. The connections we share with…

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