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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Storm wreaks havoc in Sioux Lookout
A vicious storm with strong winds and hail went through town on the afternoon of July 2. Environment Canada Warning Preparedness Meteorologist Geoff Coulson said, “Some of the biggest hail I’ve seen in the province of Ontario in the past number of years.” Coulson received a photo of hail measuring about nine centimetres in diameter from Darren and Shelly McLarty. “That’s bigger than a tennis ball,” Coulson said.
Treaty Day Celebration in Lac Seul First Nation
Friday, June 6, was a day of remembrance and celebration in Lac Seul First Nation. “We started with some prayers and we had the treaty party paddle in and everybody that was in the treaty procession had the attire of the 1920s including the chief and council,” said Lac Seul First Nation Chief Clifford Bull, commenting on Treaty Day 2012 held at Archie’s Landing.
Treaty Day arrival
A re-enactment of the treaty being made took place in Lac Seul First Nation last week as part of Treaty Day activities. The busy day included a canoe race, a returning of the children ceremony, a feast and fireworks.