This was a provincial ceremony for the MMF to acknowledge Metis students, who have graduated/ completed programs of study at various Post-Secondary institutes and to wish them well on their lifelong learning journey. It was created with respect to COVID 19 restrictions on gatherings.
The first video includes Acknowledgement Addresses, by Minister Ledoux (Education), Associate Minister Beaudin (Education) and President David Chartrand. There was also an Acknowledgement of Michif speakers, where 5 ladies from the Interlake region received honour for being lifelong Michif speakers, and the 3 surviving members, June Bruce, Agathe Chartrand and will receive honorary degrees from UW from Dr. Annette Trimbee , president UW
Northwest Region – Dauphin
Northwest Region’s ceremony commenced with a parade followed by photos ops at Friday June 19th
Southwest Region – Portage La Prairie & Brandon
Southwest Region’s ceremony was held in Portage at Herman Prior Center on Tuesday June 23rd and in Brandon at Keystone Center on Friday June 26th
Interlake Region – Selkirk
Interlake Region’s ceremony was held at the Selkirk Friendship Center on Wednesday June 24th
The Pas Region
The Pas Region’s ceremony was held at the Metis Hall on Saturday June 20th
Winnipeg Region – St. Norbert
Winnipeg Region’s ceremony was held at the St. Norbert Arts Centre on Saturday June 27th.
Southeast Region – St. Pierre
Southeast Region’s ceremony was held at the St. Pierre Jolys hall on Wednesday June 24th