Events & Presentations
Métis Cultural Awareness Activities
Date(s) - 16/11/2021 - 27/11/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, November 16 – Saturday, November 27, 2021
In remembrance of Louis Riel and to encourage understanding and learning about Métis culture, the Nanaimo Museum is hosting Metis Cultural Awareness activities in partnership with the Mid Island Métis Nation. Spend time in the reading corner learning about Métis culture, history, and Louis Riel, with books and resources for ages 5 – 105 years. Check out the HBC Era permanent exhibit’s Métis section – featuring Joseph McKay – to explore Métis history in Nanaimo. Or follow the special Métis history series on the Nanaimo Museum’s social media!
To learn more about Louis Riel, visit: https://www.mnbc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Louis_Riel_Day.pdf
Or check out the Mid-Island Métis Nation website for local information: http://midislandmetis.com/