Metis Local 44 holds dedication ceremony for Tipi at Bradley Park

 By Sierra D’Souza Butts  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Metis Local 44 and people from across the region celebrated the dedication of the new permanently-installed tipi at Bradley Park in Moosomin recently. The tipi will serve as a space for teaching youth and people in the community about the local Metis Nation and its heritage. From Saskatchewan’s Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Community Enhancement Grant program, the community was able to build the tipi in Moosomin to support Metis early learning and child care programming. People from the community and surrounding area attended the event June 10, sharing traditional stories with one another and dancing to music, played by Metis fiddler Jason Lepine. “This is a historic day, I’m proud of what we achieved, a permanent functional symbol of our…

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