On Oct 18, 2015, the TYRMC Youth Committee held the latest event in the continuing Weaving the Sash project at Native Canadian Centre of Toronto.
The Toronto & York Region Métis Council has been busy at work over the fall months!
TYRMC Senator Constance Simmonds and Women's Representative Lindsay DuPré held the most recent sharing circle on Métis women's health, safety and well-being.
The Rendezvous was a large-scale celebration of the extensive contributions that the Métis Nation has made to Canada’s past, present, and future. The celebration of Métis culture and history showcased Métis fiddling and jigging, food, crafts, and a goods and vendor market.
Weaving the Sash is a project by and for Métis youth of
the Greater Toronto Area and surrounding regions.
During a four day workshop, members of our Métis community created some very beautiful and moving digital stories about Métis identity, culture and health, which we shared at our Louis Riel Day celebrations in November.
On February 14, 2015 we marched the streets of Toronto to show our support for the missing and murdered indigenous women at the 10th Annual Strawberry Ceremony.
On April 11, 2015 many from our community came out and shared in the fun for our Annual General Meeting at OISE.
Join us for an afternoon of discussion and socializing at our 4th Annual General Meeting at Black Creek Pioneer Village. The theme of this year’s AGM is “Honouring our relationships with the land and water.”
An afternoon of discussion and socializing.
The Toronto & York Region Métis Council has remained busy over the winter months!
Learn about the many initiatives that the Council has been engaged in over the last year that relate to the region’s lands, waters, and resources and the and join other citizens in providing direction for our work moving forward together.
Thanks for joining TYRMC Senator Constance Simmonds, Elise St. Germain, and Sheila LaRoque on Thursday, October 13th at Native Child and Family Services (30 College Street) for a potluck dinner, teachings on the Falling Leaves Moon and an evening of discussion on full moon ceremony, feasting our ancestors, Métis women's health and well-being.
Traditional meets contemporary in this community showcase of Métis culture with music, dance, crafts and historical displays. Fun for the whole family.
The TYRMC has had a busy summer and there's more to come!
The Toronto & York Region Métis Council is excited to offer “Learn to Métis Fiddle” lessons.
Métis fiddle music is a strong and meaningful part of our culture being the heart of our national identity. Métis fiddle music is a unique blend of European fiddle music with Indigenous influences and was introduced by Scots-Irish and French-Canadian Voyageurs along the fur trade routes.
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TYRMC honoured Louis Riel