Songs, Dances and speeches of welcome herald the opening Elders Gathering

The Jim Ciccone Civic Centre will be their home for the three day celebration and on Monday it provided the setting for a spectacular opening to the 32nd Elders Gathering.

First Nations Elders have gathered in Prince Rupert this week to take part in the celebrations, Monday they listened carefully to speeches from First Nations leaders from the North coast as well as local politicians, who welcomed them to Tsimshian territory…

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