Louis Riel Day!
Circles for Reconciliation is honoured to acknowledge the homeland of the Métis Nation, and to acknowledge and thank the many Métis contributors to our project. Our Board of Directors, our Circle participants and our facilitators all reflect Métis presence and important contributions. A good proportion of our over 200 facilitators are Métis as well as our participants from right across the country.
Four of our 21 themes are explicitly focused on Métis people, and their history is included in a number of the other themes. We have a greeting on our website in Michif as well as a poster we distribute in Michif. We have organized a tour of Métis sites in Winnipeg.
A very rewarding part of our project is to hear many participants tell us how our Circles are helping them experience their pride in their identity and in sharing it with others.