Max Aitken Academy Hosts Multi-School Mawi'omi

Posted: May 16, 2019


Over 1200  Anglophone North School District students from five schools will be participating in a Mawi'omi today at Max Aitken Academy in Miramichi. The Grand Entry is at 9:30 a.m. and ceremonies take place from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.  Mawi'omi is the Mi'kmaq word for gathering, and Mawi'omis were traditionally known as Pow Wows.

MC and Director will be Possesom Paul.  Head dancers are Amanda Larocque and Chris Wysote, and junior dancers are Madison and Mason Milliea.  Host drum is Hey Cuzzin', and invited drums are Birch Creek, Moose Crossing and BC Boyz.

The public is invited to attend, and is asked to park at the back of the school on the old Croft Elementary site and enter the school through the gymnasium doors which are also located at the back.