The Museum and Archives, in collaboration with community partners, is pleased to present the Aboriginal Heritage Festival for the fourth year at this site. The theme of this year’s festival is A Celebration of First Nations, Inuit and Metis Art and Culture.
The festival will be held May 2 at the Wellington County Museum and Archives, located at
0536 Wellington Rd 18, Fergus Ontario from 1:00 – 5:00. It is $5.00 per person or $12.50 per family.
They say that “This celebration blends the beauty of Native Art, the sounds of the drum and the power of the indigenous voice. The full day event combines guest speakers, native educators, displays and demonstrations.
Local First Nations organizations will be on hand to share the history of the original peoples though discussions and storytelling. The event will also feature native foods for sale and an artisan marketplace’.
The presenters include -
Metis Nation of Ontario
Renee Thomas-Hill from the Ohsweken Genealogy Society
The website of the Wellington Museum and Archives is at http://www.wellington.ca/Museum/?_mid_=16514
Check the Canadian Week in Review every Monday morning for the latest in Genealogy, Heritage, and History news in Canada.
If you missed this week’s edition, it is at http://genealogycanada.blogspot.com/2015/04/canadian-week-in-review-20-april-2015.html
It’s the ONLY news blog of its kind in Canada!
It has been a regular post every Monday morning since April 23, 2012.