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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 14:26

Blessing ceremony for Red River cart at Lac Pelletier Regional Park, July 13, 2017

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A blessing ceremony for a full-size replica of a Red River cart took place at Lac Pelletier Regional Park, July 13. Swift Current resident John Froese built the cart and donated it to the park. The cart is mounted on a cement pad in a visible location near the Meadows campground next to the main road through the park. The dedication ceremony was arranged by Métis elder and Prairie Dog Métis Local 123 President Cecile Blanke.

 

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Matthew Liebenberg

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