Celebrating the legacy of Louis Riel and the Métis people
Start date: 12 January, 2017
End date: 1 December, 2017
As the Union Nationale Métisse de St-Joseph celebrates its 130th anniversary in 2017, a new node in the St. Boniface Heritage Garden will be developed to pay tribute and celebrate the Métis people.
Nature of the Project Reach
This project will reach people of all ages and cultures year-round including schools groups, tourists, and the overall community. We anticipate approximately 100,000 annual visitors.
Encourage people to celebrate and gain a deeper understanding of the Métis people.
Celebrate l'Union nationale métisse's 130th anniversary.
Provide a lasting legacy in the St. Boniface Heritage Garden
Create awareness, educate and provide a greenspace for all to appreciate and contemplate on their important contribution to Manitoba.