photos by Lucie Roy
Alexander First Nation held their Treaty Day Celebrations on Thursday, Aug. 17 at the Alexander First Nation Grounds.
The schedule included the Pipe Ceremony, Opening Prayer, the Treaty Day Annuity Pay Out, Horse Shoe Tournament, Elders Bingo, Bouncy Houses, Kiddy Rides and Community BBQ, Jigging Contest, Youth Singing contest, entertainment by Harry Davies and Company, a Partners / Industry set-up, draws and other activities.
The Inauguration of the Chief and Council took place in the afternoon and the elected officials signed their oath at the end of the ceremony.
The duly elected are Chief Kurt Burnstick, Audra Arcand, Marcel Paul, Marty Arcand, Cheryl Savoie, Anita Arcand and Craig Yellowdirt.
This is a second term for Chief Burnstick, Audra Arcand, and a first for Anita Arcand.