Métis Culture Celebrated in Prince George

(Prince George, BC) – BC Métis Federation and the Peyak Li Moond Métis Society (Peyak), one of the partner communities of the BC Métis Federation, are celebrating the success of their 2nd annual Roots Music Festival that was held over the weekend at Blackburn Community Hall in Prince George, British Columbia.

BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated; “Thank you to the Peyak leadership, volunteers, and performers for the collective work this weekend! This was my first time to attend in person and the large crowd and excitement over the weekend was inspiring.”

BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry added; “Thank you to the several sponsors including TransCanada and several others. BC Métis Federation is proud to sponsor and contribute to the event as we have each year for the past two years. This annual cultural sponsorship enables our leadership to work with many communities including Prince George to support Métis culture.”

BC Métis Federation President Henry concluded; “The event was successful and there were visitors from all over BC. This was the largest crowds attending I have seen all summer! Thank you to Peyak President Shaun Bortolon Bellemy, Vice President Bonita Gunton, director Rose Bortolon and so many others.”

There is event pictures and videos on the BC Mètis Federation facebook page or for more information about the BC Métis Federation go to www.bcmetis.com.


Media Inquiries: 

Keith Henry, President
BC Métis Federation
#300-3665 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5R 5W2
Office 1-604-638-7220
Cell 1-778-388-5013
Email k.henry@bcmetis.com

You can follow BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry on twitter @keithhenryMetis 
You can follow BC Métis Federation on twitter @BCMétis

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BCMF and Peyak Leadership August 25, 2016

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