Conklin Community School celebrates Métis Week
Posted on November 20th, 2016
Conklin Community School organized a number of events to celebrate Métis Week! They introduced a new award entitled the Order of the Sash which recognizes students for displaying the best citizenship and perseverance and for achieving perfect attendance. Students also designed musical instruments with the Wood Buffalo library, participated in the Métis Nation of Alberta's Métis Week Lapel Pin Art Contest and made breakfast for local elders! The breakfast was organized on November 16th; the day Métis Leader Louis Riel was executed http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/louis-riel/#h3_jump_6.