Sunday, July 27, 2014

Welcoming ceremony

Welcoming ceremony

Chief Sarah Mainville, left, received a medicine bundle from elder Priscilla Simard on Saturday during a welcoming ceremony at the Couchiching multi-use facility. Community members gathered to welcome Chief Mainville and the newly-elected band council, including Ron Archie, Bill Perrault, Ed Yerxa, Dave Bruyere, Lucille “Bugsy” Morrisseau, and Christine Jourdain, as well as offer them gifts, wisdom, and advice.