Treaty 4 Gathering in Fort Qu’Appelle

On September 15th, the anniversary of the signing of Treaty 4, four classes from Palliser Heights School made the journey to Fort Qu’Appelle to take part in the annual Treaty 4 gathering.

There were lots of fun activities to do.

We loved seeing all the tipis!

We got to witness the treaty annuity payments being made to registered band members. The RCMP officer told us that she had shaken over 3000 hands already that day!

As long as the sun shines, the grass grows, and the river flows, we are all treaty people!
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Tipi Raising!

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National Aboriginal Day in Crescent Park

Our class attended the National Aboriginal Day ceremony and celebration in Crescent Park today.
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There were many powerful speakers.
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We also got to learn about Métis jigging and to give it a try on stage!

We got to listen to many amazing singers.
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We got to see Pow Wow dancers in their regalia.

We ended the morning with a balloon release in memory of the students who attended Indian Residential Schools.
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