National Aboriginal Day 2014 and Ground Breaking Ceremony
Snuneymuxw Chief, Councillors, Members and local delegates were on hand to celebrate the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the construction of the New Community Building.
Gary Manson started off the day with a cultural blessing welcoming everyone. Councillor Bill Yoachim emceed the event, giving highlights of the new building and generating excitement.
Then, the official Ground Breaking Ceremony was done by Chief John Wesley, Gary Manson and Nicole Wedholm. The new building drawings were on hand for viewing.
Words and excitement by the Community were expressed and everyone got a chance to break the ground where the new community building will be constructed.
After the ceremony, the community went on to enjoy the National Aboriginal Day celebrations.
Billy Rae performed music with his mom to the happy crowd.
Denise White provided fried bread – “Show me the Doe”.
The children enjoyed the Bouncy Castles as the main attraction.
Then Chris Good and Clark Good held a lacrosse camp for the youth with Constable Jindy Manj for the fastest shot.
The community hosted our first Annual Bike parade which was the day’s highlight.
Thank you to everyone that participated and helped out - See you all next year!
Photos courtesy of Dave Bodaly: firstname.lastname@example.org