Laura Marjorie Finn (nee Wells) is a Métis mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother. Family is central to her life and, at age 96, Laura still dedicates herself to ensuring family members are getting what they need day-to-day and long term.
Alicia Blore is an MNO citizen with historical ancestral ties to the Red River Settlement in Manitoba. She didn’t always know about her Métis ancestry growing up but still grew up with some of those key cultural traditions, like playing the fiddle.
Artwork by Community Members
On Sunday, April 26th we took a group trip to Terra Cotta Conservation Site to participate in their Maple Syrup in the Park event where we were able to learn about different methods for making maple syrup and how Terra Cotta uses sustainable methods to harvest syrup from their maple trees. First stop: the pancake […]
On Tuesday, March 14th, we journeyed off to Wilket Creek Trail for an afternoon of snowshoeing as part of our On Ai Famii, Family and Children’s Programming. There were games, prizes, scavenger hunts, and a delicious pizza lunch from a local pizzeria—and, of course, hot chocolate as well. As part of our snowshoe scavenger hunt, […]
On Saturday September 24th, we gathered at our community garden at Allan Gardens Conservatory to remember the decade long fight led by the MNO with Steve and Roddy Powley for recognition of Métis harvesting rights in the R. v. Powley case. Marsee to Métis earth worker, Ethan Dankert-Lannigan, who shared their knowledge on harvesting practices including […]