Métis Summer Rendezvous
Falkland Stampede Grounds; 5811, HWY 97, Falkland BC
(30min North of Vernon on HWY 97).
Métis Summer Rendezvous is a one of a kind Métis Family Event in the Thompson Okanagan
Gates open Friday 5 pm for overnighting & set-up.
Event begins: Saturday 8:00 am for Breakfast
$5 per person at the gate. Children under five years free Overnight Camping Fees:
2 night with electricity $25 includes admission for 2 attendees additional in your party will be $5 per person
2 night no electricity $5 per camper
Overflow parking will also be available
Motel accommodations are limited so remember to book well in advance.
Breakfast will be provided on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Concession Stand will be open 11am to 4 pm on Saturday for Lunch and snacks.
Saturday Dinner at 6 pm is a Pot Luck so everyone please bring items for our Métis Pot Luck Feast.
Many activities are planned for all ages, please note that some activities will require pre-registration as some activities are limited for space & time.
∞ FRIDAY JULY 11TH – 13TH, 2014 ∞
Métis Elders for New Horizons
Coordinator: 250 550 6436
Vernon & District Métis
778 474 0823
Spirit Pouches with Jean: Learn about and make /spirit Pouches. Children
under 8 years must be assisted by an adult for this session.
Upcycling Métis Style with Margaret; limited to 10 participants. Learn
how to make a Métis Ribbon Shirt through upcycling. This opportunity
is for older Youth and Adults. Some sewing experience will be
*Please contact Coordinator to reserve you place for the workshops*
Remember to bring your voices, musical instruments, and your moccasins, to enjoy gathering
around the campfire, jigging the night away on our own Métis made dance floor.
Some of the fun
Campfire & Singing
Youngsters Activity Centre
Music & Entertainment
Museum & Photo Booth
History & Story Telling
Bobbing for Apples
Métis Sports Day
Special Performances by: Team Infinity
Two Rivers Metis Society Monthly Pot Luck
Date: Monday July 16, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Parkview Activity Center 500 MacDonald Avenue, Kamloops BC
Come out and meet some old friends and make some new one’s!
Deadline for entries: July 25, 2014
Celebrate Your Success!
Are you a small business owner, a young entrepreneur, a sole proprietor, a community-owned or joint venture business? Do you manage a large staff?,
Enter the BC Aboriginal Business Awards! It’s easy to do!
It’s an opportunity to be recognized for your success and be celebrated at the Annual Gala Dinner in Vancouver as our guest on October 15, 2014.
Or, if you know of a business that should be considered, call us and we will follow-up.
For more information and submission forms, please contact:
BC Aboriginal Business Awards
Presented by the BC Achievement Foundation
Tawnshi, have you visited the Metis Elders for New Horizons-Thompson Okanagan Chapter Facebook site yet?
You can find it on https://www.facebook.com/daniel.pitman.94 in my groups section check it out and see what’s happening with our Elders in the Thompson Okanagan Region.
Boundary Local Métis Association: 66
Kelowna Métis Association: 405
Merritt District Métis Association: 110
Salmon Arm Métis Association: 209
Vernon District Métis Association: 364
Two Rivers Métis Society: 559
South Okanagan Similkameen Metis Association: 333