Alderville's 26th annual pow-wow gets $10,000 boost

By Cecilia Nasmith

Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd was in Alderville this week to announce a $10,200 grant to Alderville First Nation for its 25th annual pow-wow.

Rudd announced on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, that the grant comes from the Federal government's Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program.

Rudd stated in her subsequent press release that festivals and celebrations are an inspiration to all.

“I am thrilled that our government recognizes the importance of these events, which contribute to the economy, help us to celebrate as a family and make our communities and our province such a great place to live,” the MP said.

“I want to congratulate Alderville First Nation on this important investment.”