Posted: May 16, 2018
Anglophone North School District in partnership with Pabineau First Nation, Eel River Bar (Ugpi'Ganjig) First Nation and Listuguj First Nation are hosting a Multi-School Mawi'omi in three different locations during the week of May 28th- June 1st. Each event will showcase the rich and vibrant culture of the Mi'kmaq People through a traditional Mawi'omi (Gathering) more commonly known as a Pow Wow. Over 2600 students, from Bathurst to Campbellton, will participate in this cultural celebration. The First Mawi'omi will take place at the Coronation Park behind Bathurst High School on Tuesday May 29th. The second Mawi'omi will be hosted at the Aboriginal Heritage Garden in Eel River Bar (Ugpi'Ganjig) on Thursday May 31st. The final Mawi'omi will happen on the front field of Sugarloaf Senior High on Friday, June 1st. All events will begin at 9 am. These events are open to the public so please do not be shy and feel free to drop in througout the day. If you are in the area come out and celebrate with us! A huge thank you to the planning committee and everyone who has kindly donated their time, money and material to make these amazing events a reailty.