A group of young women paying homage to the ancestors during a ceremony held at the C.P. Blakely Elementary School gym April 6 to celebrate the school’s annual Indigenous People’s Day. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photos: Red Deer Aboriginal Dance Troupe comes to elementary school

The group shared connection with the ancestors, a drum circle and dancing with C.P. Blakely students

C.P. Blakely Elementary School hosted its annual Indigenous Peoples Day in the gym, inviting the Red Deer Aboriginal Dance Troupe to celebrate with the students and remember Sylvan Lake is on Treaty 6 land and is also home to Metis, Niitsítapi (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ, Blackfoot) and Tsuu T’ina.

 

Members from the Red Deer Aboriginal Dance Troupe held a drum circle and played for the students. Photos by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

The Red Deer Aboriginal Dance Troupe dancing in the C.P. Blakely Elementary School gym.

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