It was a nice day out for a flag raising at NRNC. Niagara Regional Métis Council Chair Brain Kon and Niagara Regional Native Centre Cultural Resource Coordinator Phil Davis raised the Métis Nation of Ontario flag together with a Haudenosaunee Unity Flag in honour of Louis Riel Day. Also in attendance for the flag raising were Métis Citizen and Niagara Regional Police Officer Mitch Dumont, Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Coordinator Blue Hill and NRNC Executive Director Mitch Baird and several NRNC members. Marsee, Miigwech and Nya:weh to the MNO for for the flag donation and help with the ceremony.
To learn more about Louis Riel and his life and Riel Day click here.