Métis Week celebrates the history, culture, and stories of Métis people across Alberta and the rest of the country. Though Métis Week celebrations will look a little different this year, you can still celebrate Métis Week safely from the comfort of your home. Please see below for a list of Métis Week celebrations this weekend organized by the Métis Nation of Alberta.
Shop Local at the Métis Week Virtual Market
Browse locally-made products, arts, and crafts made by Métis artisans. Shop here.
Friday, November 20
Métis Flag Raising at Concordia University of Edmonton
Concordia University of Edmonton partnered with the Metis Nation of Alberta, the Métis Education Foundation, and Rupertsland Institute in 2018 to create an endowment fund for Métis students attending Concordia. President Audrey Poitras will be there to raise the flag. Watch the live stream here.
Learn some Michif, the language of the Métis, with Skyblue on social media.
Screening of Riel’s Honour
Join the Métis Nation of Alberta for this screening with the Edmonton Public Library, with a post-screening discussion with Harvesting Council and Craig Letendre. Register here.
Saturday, November 21
Join Elder Doreen for some stories and tales from her childhood. Watch here.