Two Indigenous communities collaborate for grandfathers and grandson gathering

By Manavpreet Singh  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Prophet River First Nation and Halfway River First Nation are hosting an event to give grandfathers and their grandsons an opportunity to bond while taking part in traditional activities. Curtis Dickie, the cultural coordinator at Prophet River, said the cultural gathering is symbolic for both communities as it involves Elders, who are the guardians of traditional ancestors’ land and stories. “We are blessed to have our Elders to share their stories and knowledge with the younger generations of our communities,” said Dickie. The four-day event starts on August 2nd and will run until August 5th at the Halfway River First Nation ranch. Those participating in the event will be able to experience a wide range of activities, such as fishing, hunting, drumming, and…

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