New Métis rights tour launched for Louis Riel Day at CMHR (Canadian Museum of Human Rights)

A brand new public tour that explores the rich and complex human rights history of the Métis people will launched on Louis Riel Day (February 19), free with admission at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).

The 75-minute tour takes visitors on a journey through many of the exhibits at the Museum related to Métis rights and includes activities and group discussion. It begins at the Ancestral Place Circle in the CMHR’s welcome hall and continues through the Indigenous Perspectives gallery, with stops at the world’s largest Métis beaded artwork (created by Manitoba artist Jennine Krauchi), as well as Canadian Journeys gallery exhibits about residential schools and Métis resistance The tour ends in the 7th floor Inspiring Change gallery, in front of the guitar painted by Métis artist Christi Belcourt in the exhibit about Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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