Rachel Ruhland (right) of the Metis Association. and an interpreter from Rocky Mountain House

Metis Day at the park

Metis Day in the Fort St. James National Historic Site was celebrated on September 1.

Rocky Mountain House has a well-established Metis program and so the interpreters were passing on some of their knowledge to the local interpreters and visitors to Metis Day in Fort.

Rachel Ruhland who also works at the Rocky Mountain House but is employed by the Metis Association for the position, was demonstrating as well, showing visitors how to start a fire using traditional flint and steel and historical games.

For more photos from the Metis Day celebrations in the park, go to the Caledonia Courier page on Facebook.

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