Tentative Schedule of Events for Centennial Commemoration

  • Posted on: 28 May 2010
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Treaty No. 5 Centennial Commemoration
Sandy Lake First Nation
 


 
 
OVERVIEW OF EVENTS 
June 4 to 12, 2010
 
Gospel Prayer Meeting & Jamboree
Friday, June 4th, Saturday, June 5th and Sunday, June 6th
Contact: Councillor Joe Kakegamic 774-3421 work/4239 home and Eddie Kakepetum 774-4364
Location: Ghost Point Cultural and Educational Park (formerly known as The Site)
Guests: Francis Enick and Cross Lake, MB Gospel Band
 
3rd Annual Youth Conference “Celebrating Our Past, Present & Future”
Monday, June 7th 
Contact: Bradley Fiddler and Lindsay Meekis 774-5242 work
Location: Thomas Fiddler Memorial High School
Guests: Tom Morris, CEO Wasaya Airways, Nathan Moses, Gordon Pemmican and local speakers.
 
1st Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Tuesday, June 8th  
Contact: Bradley Fiddler and Lindsay Meekis 774-5242 work
Location: Ghost Point Cultural and Educational Park
Host drum: Sandy Lake Singers
Guest drum: Shadow Creek
 
Treaty No. 5 Centennial Commemoration Day
Wednesday, June 9th
Contact: Deputy Chief Bart Meekis 774-3421 work/1385 home, Councillors Allan Rae 774-3421 work/1010 home, Robert Kakegamic 774-3421 work/5275 home, Coordinator Kennedy Fiddler 774-3421work/9958 home       
Location: Ghost Point Cultural and Educational Park
Community breakfast, Commemoration presentations, original Treaty document exhibition, community BBQ
Special Guests: NAN Grand Chief Stan Beardy, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Chris Bentley
 
 
XXIX Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Keewaywin Conference
Monday, June 7th to Friday, June 11th
Contact: Coordinator Teri Fiddler 774-1335
Location: Thomas Fiddler Memorial Elementary School
 
NAN Keewaywin Awards Banquet
Wednesday, June 9th
Location: Thomas Fiddler Memorial Elementary School
 
Treaty Annuity Payments
Wednesday, June 9th and Thursday, June 10th
Location: Ghost Point Cultural and Educational Park
 
Traditional Treaty Days
Thursday, June 10th, Friday, June 11th and Saturday, June 12th
Location: Ghost Point Cultural and Educational Park
Games and activities for all ages. Concession stands and traditional food available on-site. Fireworks. Portable washrooms.