The 4th Annual Métis Cultural Days are here. This free event is celebrating the ‘Year of the Elder’ at the Saskatoon Western Development Museum. Interactive Métis Village, Elder Stories, Métis Market, Children’s Activities, Fiddler’s, Singers, Square Dancers, Jiggers, Outdoor Kitchen Party Stage, Kayas Stage on Boomtown Street, Traditional Games, Interfaith Service & Gospel Jamboree, FREE Pancake Breakfast, Celebrity Neckbone Eating Contest, Art Auction & Silent Auction, Jigging Competition, and more!
Step inside and learn from our Métis Elders as they sit and tell stories of our history, both in Michif and English. Have the children engage in games and activities of the Métis. Enjoy a tasting of our traditional food, shop at our Métis Market, or enjoy our outdoor Kitchen Party Stage and Kayas Stage, on Boomtown Street, for performances that will bring you back to a time and place that is dear to all Métis.
*Please note times and events may change
Thursday: (non-public – invitation only): Awards night
Friday: day only – 9 to 4 pm (non-public – registered elementary students only): Day of Learning
Friday: 4 pm to 11 pm: Open to the public with entertainment, jigging competition, and family dance
Saturday: 11 am to 5 pm: Open to the public with a full day of events
Saturday: 6 pm to 8 pm: Art and silent auction (virtual online)
Sunday: 8 am: Open to the public with FREE pancake breakfast, interfaith service, gospel jamboree, and open mic
Metis Cultural Days
When: September 9-12, 2021
Where: Western Development Museum