Revisiting Métis history along the Athabasca River – Fort McMurray Today

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Revisiting Métis history along the Athabasca River – Fort McMurray Today

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2015227 Views

August 27, 2015

Sitting by the fire with his cousin Dave Waniandy, Bill Loutitt told me the importance of the McMurray Métis canoe trip down the Athabasca River from Fort McKay to Fort Chipewyan.

“The big thing that I see is, the relationships you’re building with other nations, whether it’s

Mikisew Cree, or [Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation], or the Métis, or the non-Aboriginal people,” he said.

Most of the people on the trip are those who already know the river, or live nearby, he acknowledged.

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