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More than 350 Opening Ceremony

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Livestream on MRHHA YouTube Channel

This event will be live-streamed and recorded for a documentary film: participation implies permission to be included in the documentary film footage. 


4:00 PM: Gathering begins

  • Elders Hosted in the Creevillage (indoor) shapatuan by Payukotayno, with drinks, snacks and food served there
  • Winter Games throughout the evening (sliding contest, skating and snowshoe races, etc.) on ice hosted by the John R. Delaney Youth Centre, Moose Cree Community Activators and MoCreebec staff
  • Outdoor shapatuan open for warming up by a fire, tea, bannock, etc.
  • Information booth (MoCreebec Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Centre)
  • More than 350 calendars, mugs, and clothing for sale (MoCreebec Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Centre)
  • Chili, bannock and “Indian boudin” + snacks and drinks provided (MoCreebec Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Centre and both shapatuans)
  • Washrooms available (MoCreebec Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Centre)

5:00: Opening Prayer and Welcome

  • Dinner served first to Elders at indoor shapatuan
  • Dinner (take-out) served for all participants at MoCreebec Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Centre

6:30: Formal Opening begins

  • Arrival of torch by snowshoe carrier
  • Songs performed by the MPS Choir
  • Lighting of bonfire
  • Formal Welcome by Jurisdictional Leaders: Moose Cree First Nation, MoCreebec and Moosonee
  • Opening Ceremony Video
  • Fireworks by the JRDYC

8:00: End of Livestream

  • All activities end by 9:00 pm


March 7
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Moose River Heritage & Hospitality Association