May 2019

Aanii;   For those who have completed the fish consumption survey, YOUR TIM HORTONS GIFT CARD IS READY! Please attend at the Department of Consultation and Accommodation (DOCA) at 4065 Hwy#6, Hagersville, Ontario to pick up your card. For those MCFN members who do not live in the area but participated in the survey, please call DOCA 905-768-4260 to make arrangements for mail delivery.   Again, Miigwech for completing the survey!

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22 May 2019 - The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre and Kakekalanicks Indigenous Arts & Consultancy present the 3rd Annual Celebration of Nations, a gathering of Indigenous arts, culture, and tradition in downtown St. Catharines from 6–8 September 2019. The gathering will feature music, theatre, dance, film, interactive workshops, and teachings to honour and celebrate Indigenous culture. A call for artists and artisans has just been released to promote opportunities for Indigenous artists and community members to share their gifts with the larger community. Celebration of Nations Call for Artists and Artisans closes on Friday 28 June 2019. The 2019 edition programming will be based on the theme of Empathetic Traditions, which will examine and present the intellectual and artistic expressions of the cultural foundations of Niagara’s Indigenous peoples as related to the natural world, environmental ethics, and sustainability. Gatherings of the Indigenous stewards of Canada’s UNESCO biosphere reserves, climate scientists, and public policy leaders responsible for maintaining the Great Lakes watershed, to musical and theatrical performances curated around the theme, will resonate during the gathering. The 2019 edition will also develop additional workshop offerings following two years of sold-out workshop programming to compliment a curated program of Indigenous music, theatre, dance, and

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MCFN member Averee Sault has just competed in the 07 AAA World Selects Hockey Invitational from May 3 - 12, 2019 in the Czech Republic. Here he is with the game winning shoot out goal over the Czech Republic. Way to go Avery! Full story in the June issue of the Eaglepress! To view video, please click here:  Shoot out winner!  (on Facebook), if you cannot view this video, please click here.   Overtime shoot out Full story in the next issue of the Eaglepress!

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