Métis Culture Celebrated in Terrace

(Terrace, BC) – BC Métis Federation and the Skeena River Métis Community Association, one of the partner communities of the BC Métis Federation, are once again celebrating the success of their 2ndAnnual Métis Music Festival that was held over the weekend at Thornhill Community Hall in Terrace, British Columbia. 

BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated; “Thank you to the SRMCA leadership, volunteers, and performers for the collective work this weekend! There were a number of excellent performers including Country Calibre, Country and Stuff, Skeena North, Blackwater Express, Just for Fun, The Other Guys, Mustang Heart, and Métis fiddler and BC Métis Federation Vice President Rene Therrien. Thank you to SRMCA President Elizabeth Pearce and others for their team work to ensure a successful event.”

BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry added; “Thank you to the several sponsors including TransCanada, Hawkair, Superior Linen, CJFW FM Radio, SpeeDee, Slivertip Promotions/Silvertip Signs, Rio Tinto Alcan, and Sight and Sound. BC Métis Federation is proud to sponsor and contribute to the event through the partnership with TransCanada. This annual cultural sponsorship enables our leadership to work with many communities including Terrace to support Métis culture.”

BC Métis Federation President Henry concluded; “Finally I want to express my appreciation to Helen Martinot who arranged the bands, sound system, and many event details. The event was success and there were visitors from the United States, Alberta and many from British Columbia. Thank you from the BC Métis Federation leadership.”

For more information about the BC Métis Federation view our website at www.bcmetis.com.

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